A siren faces right with her wings outstretched. She wears a diadem. Feathers and other details are added in purple and white.
By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased for MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund
Greek, Archaic Period, about 590–580 B.C.
Place of Manufacture
Athens, Attica, Greece
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 555.
Height: 25.5cm (10 1/16in.); diameter: 19.5cm (7 11/16in.); height (to top of handle): 30.5cm (12in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Black Figure