Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Terracotta alabastron (perfume vase)

Period:
Late Corinthian
Date:
ca. 575–550 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.57
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Pair of confronted roosters.
1922. Anderson Galleries Sale Catalogue. no. 251, p. 30.

Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p. 2, Gallatin pl. 2.8, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Payne, Humfry. 1931. Necrocorinthia: A Study of Corinthian Art in the Archaic Period. no. 1225, p. 319, pl. 36.12, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Markoe, Glenn and Nancy J. Serwint. 1985. Animal Style on Greek and Etruscan Vases : An Exhibition at the Robert Hull Fleming Museum. no. 12, pp. 12, 18, Burlington, Vermont: Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont.

Related Objects

Terracotta alabastron (perfume vase) in the form of a woman holding a dove

Date: mid-6th century B.C. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 30.11.6 On view in:Gallery 152

Terracotta oinochoe (jug)

Date: mid-4th century B.C. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 25.190 On view in:Gallery 158

Terracotta oinochoe (jug)

Date: late 10th–early 9th century B.C. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 30.118.1 On view in:Gallery 171

Terracotta loutrophoros (ceremonial vase for water)

Date: late 6th century B.C. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 27.228 On view in:On view

Terracotta neck-amphora (jar)

Date: ca. 540–530 B.C. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 2010.147 On view in:Gallery 155