About this artwork
Decorated tableware enlivened festive meals. This red-figure plate was used, as its decoration suggests, for serving seafood, a staple of the Mediterranean diet. Tasty juices pooled in the central concavity, which may also have contained sauces.
- Ancient Greek
- Fish Plate
- 350 BC–325 BC
- terracotta, decorated in the red-figure technique
- 4.9 × 24.6 × 24.6 cm (1 15/16 × 9 5/8 × 9 5/8 in.)
- Gift of Yun Soo Lim Vermeule