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A: A group of divine or mythological beings is assembled in a garden setting. In the center a woman wearing a chiton, himation, and sphendone is seated to the left by a "reflecting pool" with a white border. She holds up a mirror in her right hand, as a wreathed youth with a cloak about his...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Robert E. Hecht, Jr. Collection; gift to MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1970

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, about 365–355 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 021.

Dimensions

Height with handles: 61 cm (24 in.); diameter body: 33.7 cm (13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1970.235

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels