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Sculptural vase in the shape of an almond. Trumpet mouth, loop handles on each side of narrow neck to shoulder, all in black glaze; almond-shaped body reserved, with little "pick-marks" in surface to resemble almond shell. Intact; black glaze chipped.

Provenance

By date unknown: Charles Deering Collection; by date unknown: Barbara Deering Danielson Collection; gift of Barbara Deering Danielson to MFA, December 8, 1982

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Deering Danielson

Greek, about late 5th or early 4th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

9.6 x 0.5 cm (3 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.656

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Figural

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels