From: Italy | Campanian

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS4807
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Italy | Campanian
Date Made 400 - 300 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Red Figure
Iconography Cista | Pottery

A) Naked youth at left, leaning on post, bird on left hand, wreath in right hand. At right, a fully clothed woman seated on rocks, facing left, holding out in front of her a large cista in right hand, left hand on rocks. B) Fully clothed woman running toward right but facing back to left, holding out toward left in right hand a cista. In left hand she holds a string of beads. Large palmette under each handle with tendrils on either side of each. Encircling the vessel below is a continuous wave pattern. A&B above, egg pattern. One handle broken off and glued back on. Otherwise intact.

Height 20.5 cm
Outside Diameter 19 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Wilder M. Perry, Exec. of the Estate of Frances Stearns, 1912

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