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Lekane with cover

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(a) Principal design a frieze of lions, sphinxes, and human-headed birds. (b) Cover of deeper-colored clay, decorated with lines, rays, and bands. Said to have been found near Corinth.

Provenance

By 1882: Edward Robinson Collection (purchased in Athens in 1882: said to have been found near Corinth); gift of Edward Robinson to MFA, February 10, 1892

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Robinson

Greek,

Place of Manufacture

Corinth, Corinthia, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 482.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.179 H. 0.175 D.

Accession Number

92.2602a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels