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Wheel-made, deep body with vertical sides and a flat rim sloping towards the filling-hole. Long, flat-topped nozzle. Horizontal, basket-like handle. Raised base. Reddish-brown and black; glazed. No ornamentation. Condition: much defaced reddish-brown glaze; unbroken. NOTE: Found at Corinth,...

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Provenance

By 1887: Francis Amory Jr. Collection (according to MFA Register of Pottery and Porcelain: "Found at Corinth, May 1877."); gift of Francis Amory Jr. to MFA, November 21, 1887

Credit Line

Gift of Francis Amory, Jr.

Greek, Classical Period, 5th century B.C.

Dimensions

4.8 x 8.7 cm (1 7/8 x 3 7/16 in.) MEASURE to see if width or height

Accession Number

87.407

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices