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Small round-mouthed pitcher. Incurved neck offset from the shoulder by a ridge decorated by impressed design of ovolo-dart, awkwardly executed. The foot is an extension of the vase itself, flat bottom surface. Simple handle, ending in crude palmette; top curve engraved with boukranion (?). ...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Dr. Hugo Weissmann, 96 Charles Street, Boston, Mass.; purchased by MFA from Dr. Hugo Weissmann, March 13, 1958, for $ 1,500.00 (this is the total price of 58.319-58.320)

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, Late 4th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), pl. 37.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 12.4 x 6.6 cm (4 7/8 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

58.320

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels