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Squat, globular alabaston

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Italo-Corinthian style. Amid extensive filling ornaments, a lion-bird to right, in black and red on buff clay. Dentil patterns on lip and bottom; three bars on back of handle. Squat and globular.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., May 8, 1963

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period, about 550 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

63.474

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels