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Sculptural vase in the shape of a scallop shell. Trumpet mouth, molded, ridged handles from neck to body of "shell," all in black glaze. Body and bottom of handles reserved. Rim slightly chipped; chips in glaze.

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

11.3 x 8.9 cm (4 7/16 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1982.657

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Figural

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels