Terracotta rhyton (vase for libations or drinking)
ca. 350–300 B.C.
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
H.: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)
Diam.: 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The vase is in the form of a deer's head. On the cuff is a flying Nike.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An Exhibition from the Collection of Walter Cummings Baker, Esq. no. 97, p. 12, New York: Walter Cummings Baker.