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Chalcidian. Clay deep red with fine lustre. On each side a pair of lions(?), bodies in profile vis-a-vis, heads towards the spectator. Between them a lotus-bud and flower. On the neck a lotus-pattern. Touches of red and white, details incised.

Provenance

First loaned in 1877

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Greek, East Greek, Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.

Dimensions

21.5 cm (8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.75

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels