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Lower part in form of griffin's head; upper half of left ear missing. Unglazed. The lip has an ovolo molding, but no painted patternwork. griffin-head rhyta were more often decorated in red-figure. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #33 (00.361) Griffin's Head Rhyton about 350-325 B.C. Unglazed....

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Provenance

By 1900: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Ruvo); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, about 350–325 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 033.

Dimensions

19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

00.361

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels