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A boar to right above a ground line.


By 1862: W. H. Forman Collection; inherited from him by Mrs. Burt and then, about 1889, by A. H. Browne; by 1899: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London W.C., England, auction of the Forman Collection, June 19-22, lot 270 (said to have been purchased at Salzmann and Biliotti Sale, Sotheby, May 10, 1862, lot 59); by 1899: with E. P. Warren; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, East Greek, Orientalizing Period, about 640–630 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Rhodes, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 293; Highlights: Classical Art (MFA), p. 151.


30.5 cm (diameter)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World