Ancient Art

Black-glazed askos in the form of a sitting ferret

4th century B.C.

Terracotta

13.3 x 21.6 cm (5 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.454
Culture: 
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Period: 
Hellenistic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Ex. coll. Dr. Paul Arndt

Bibliography: 

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, Preliminary Catalogue of the Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Collection of Greek and Italian Vases in Yale University (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1914), 38, no. 454.

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, Catalogue of the Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Collection of Greek and Italian Vases at Yale University, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1922), 226–27, no. 454, fig. 101.

Gisela Marie Augusta Richter, Animals in Greek Sculpture (New York: Oxford University Press, 1930), fig. 167.

Arielle P. Kozloff, ed., Animals in Ancient Art from the Leo Mildenberg Collection, exh. cat. (Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Art, 1981), 116, no. 148.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.