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Shallow dish with high foot

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In center, a floral ornament; in band around it, three pairs of eyes with a nose, alternating with four palmettes.


By date unknown: 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 269 (probably from Rhodes); 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, Archaic Period, 600–575 B.C.

Place of Manufacture


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 294.


Height: 13.2 cm (5 3/16 in.); diameter: 32.2 cm (12 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World