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Small flat vase with lekythos mouth having front in form of bearded mask, and back in form of a scalloped shell. Mask has yellow hair, red fillet, brown beard; shell white with traces of blue. A red band divides front and back. Handle restored.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome: from Greece.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period,

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8129

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Figural

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels