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Front: pair of confronting lions Back: lotus and palmette cluster

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 585–570 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 561.

Dimensions

Height: 11.2 cm (4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.366

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels