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  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    3rd Century BC (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    red earthenware painted in black and white

  • Credit Line:

    W. Parish Esq. 58 Ennismore Gardens W

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

On either side of the vase are flying figures of Eros holding respectively garlands and a mirror and tambourine. In the form of an alabastron with 2 small ears, supported on a high foot. The figures are placed among wavy stems of foliage and flowers with a band of egg pattern above and waves below.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)


3rd Century BC (made)

Materials and Techniques

red earthenware painted in black and white


Height: 19.3 cm, Diameter: 6 cm

Object history note

Found at the kingdom of naples in 1842 by Sir Woodbine Parish KCH

Descriptive line

Red earthenware painted in black and white, Italo Greek 3rd Century BC






Earthenware; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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