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Knob-handled patera

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Interior: Female head emerging from flower within a circular frame of two reserved stripes. Surrounded by flowers, scrolling stems, and acanthus. Exterior: Side A: Nude youth, seated to right on folded drapery, holding a syrinx in his left hand. Eros flies toward him from the right with a...

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Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Naples.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, about 340–330 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 048.

Dimensions

10.1 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

01.8093

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels