12 juillet 2012

Terracotta rhyton (vase for libations or drinking). Attributed to the Patera-Ganymede Workshop. Greek, South Italian, Apulian,

Terracotta rhyton (vase for libations or drinking). Attributed to the Patera-Ganymede Workshop. Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Late Classical, ca. 350–300 B.C. H. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm). Rogers Fund, 1903. Accession Number: 03.3.3. © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  The rhyton is in the form of a sheep's head. On the cuff is Eros flying with a casket.

12 juillet 2012

Terracotta rhyton (vase for libations or drinking), Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Late Classical, ca. 350–300 B.C.

Terracotta rhyton (vase for libations or drinking), Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Late Classical, ca. 350–300 B.C. H.: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm) Diam.: 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm). Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971. Accession Number:1972.118.150. © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  The vase is in the form of a deer's head. On the cuff is a flying Nike.
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