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Principal design: Pegasus (white, details in yellow) galloping to left. Field filled with conventional decoration. Painted over in places. The high-swung handle has a double ridge. The foot is "terraced" in four degrees and has a tall reserved stem. A hole passes through the foot of the vase....

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By 1889: with Pio Marinangeli, Rome (MFA archival card: said to be from Ruvo); March 1889: purchased by R. Lanciani from Pio Marinangeli; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1889

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, South Italian, Early Hellenistic Period, about 320–310 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 071.


Height: 40.4 cm (15 7/8 in.); diameter: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World