"Italo-Greek vase in the Campana Collection, Louvre Museum."-Whitney, 1902

Affixes

"Italo-Greek vase in the Campana Collection, Louvre Museum."-Whitney, 1902

A form of silicate that is found in great abundance throughout Europe. It is white and can be scratched with the nail. Alabaster was used to craft anything from vases to perfume boxes.

Alabaster

A form of silicate that is found in great abundance throughout Europe. It is white and can be scratched…

This vase alabastron is made out of iridescent glass. It has a bag-like body with no foot and a narrow neck with ear-shaped handles.

Vase Alabastron

This vase alabastron is made out of iridescent glass. It has a bag-like body with no foot and a narrow…

"A small elongated vase for unguents or perfumes, rounded at the bottom and provided with a broad rim about a small orifice."-Whitney, 1902

Alabastrum

"A small elongated vase for unguents or perfumes, rounded at the bottom and provided with a broad rim…

"A jar with two handles; Among the Greek and Roman, a vessel, usually tall and slender having two handles or ears, a narrow neck, and generally a sharp-pointed base for insertion into the ground: used for holding wine, oil, honey, grain, etc."-Whitney, 1902

Amphora

"A jar with two handles; Among the Greek and Roman, a vessel, usually tall and slender having two handles…

"A jar with two handles; Among the Greek and Roman, a vessel, usually tall and slender having two handles or ears, a narrow neck, and generally a sharp-pointed base for insertion into the ground: used for holding wine, oil, honey, grain, etc."-Whitney, 1902

Amphora

"A jar with two handles; Among the Greek and Roman, a vessel, usually tall and slender having two handles…

Amphoræ are jars with narrow necks and two handles, used by ancient Greeks for transporting oil or wine.

Amphora

Amphoræ are jars with narrow necks and two handles, used by ancient Greeks for transporting oil…

Amphoræ are jars with narrow necks and two handles, used by ancient Greeks for transporting oil or wine.

Amphora

Amphoræ are jars with narrow necks and two handles, used by ancient Greeks for transporting oil…

Amphoræ are jars with narrow necks and two handles, used by ancient Greeks for transporting oil or wine.

Amphora

Amphoræ are jars with narrow necks and two handles, used by ancient Greeks for transporting oil…

"Greek Amphora, Late Style." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Amphora

"Greek Amphora, Late Style." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

This Antique amphora is made out of black painted clay.

Antique Amphora

This Antique amphora is made out of black painted clay.

This Antique state amphora is made out of white marble with swan handles.

Antique State Amphora

This Antique state amphora is made out of white marble with swan handles.

This Assyrian amphora is a vase made out of clay with a rope handle.

Assyrian Amphora

This Assyrian amphora is a vase made out of clay with a rope handle.

This clay amphora is painted in polychrome (multicolors). It has an Alexandrian style band-shaped handles.

Clay Amphora

This clay amphora is painted in polychrome (multicolors). It has an Alexandrian style band-shaped handles.

This clay amphora is painted in polychrome (multicolors). It has an Alexandrian style band-shaped handles.

Clay Amphora

This clay amphora is painted in polychrome (multicolors). It has an Alexandrian style band-shaped handles.

This Egyptian amphora is a vase with a cover intended for water, oil or wine. It was found in Thebes, Ancient Egypt, part of the Thutmose III pharaoh of the eighteenth dynasty.

Egyptian Amphora

This Egyptian amphora is a vase with a cover intended for water, oil or wine. It was found in Thebes,…

This Egyptian amphora is a vase with a cover intended for water, oil or wine. It was found in Thebes, Ancient Egypt, part of the twentieth dynasty.

Egyptian Amphora

This Egyptian amphora is a vase with a cover intended for water, oil or wine. It was found in Thebes,…

This modern French amphora is a state amphora.

Modern French Amphora

This modern French amphora is a state amphora.

This Roman Amphora is unpainted made out of red clay. The neck of this vase is narrow with a thick rim.

Roman Amphora

This Roman Amphora is unpainted made out of red clay. The neck of this vase is narrow with a thick rim.

This Roman Amphora is an unpainted vase made out of yellow clay. It was found in the area near Aquileia, Ancient Rome.

Roman Amphora

This Roman Amphora is an unpainted vase made out of yellow clay. It was found in the area near Aquileia,…

This Roman Amphora is made out of glass and includes a stopper.

Roman Amphora

This Roman Amphora is made out of glass and includes a stopper.

This Roman Amphora is made out of iridescent glass and was found in Pompeii, Ancient Rome.

Roman Amphora

This Roman Amphora is made out of iridescent glass and was found in Pompeii, Ancient Rome.

"From a Greek vase."-Whitney, 1902

Anthemia

"From a Greek vase."-Whitney, 1902

"From a Greek vase."-Whitney, 1902

Anthemia

"From a Greek vase."-Whitney, 1902

The grateful citizens of Baltimore presented Colonel Armistead with an elegant silver vase, in the form and of the size of the largest bomb-shell thrown into the fort by the British, during the War of 1812.

The Armistead Vase

The grateful citizens of Baltimore presented Colonel Armistead with an elegant silver vase, in the form…

"Jar for unguents, <em>Aryballos</em>." &mdash; The Delphian Society, 1913

Aryballos

"Jar for unguents, Aryballos." — The Delphian Society, 1913

During the War of 1812, James Biddle was first lieutenant in USS Wasp. He led the boarding party against the HMS Frolic. He sprang into the rigging and with his own hand struck the colors of the Frolic. The legislature of Pennsylvania voted Lieutenant Biddle thanks and a sword, and the leading men of Philadelphia gave him a silver urn.

The Biddle Urn

During the War of 1812, James Biddle was first lieutenant in USS Wasp. He led the boarding party against…

"Brass Vase, pierced and gilt; 17th century Persian work." &mdash;The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1903

Brass Vase

"Brass Vase, pierced and gilt; 17th century Persian work." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1903

Cedipus and the Sphinx painted in red on the bottom of a cup.

Cedipus

Cedipus and the Sphinx painted in red on the bottom of a cup.

This Greek chair had a vase painting on the chair.

Greek Vase Painting Chair

This Greek chair had a vase painting on the chair.

"Chelys, from a vase in the British Museum, where also are fragments of such an instrument, the back of which is of shell." &mdash;The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1903

Chelys

"Chelys, from a vase in the British Museum, where also are fragments of such an instrument, the back…

A receptacle for the chrism, or holy oil, used in the services or the Roman Catholic and Eastern Churches.

Chrismatory

A receptacle for the chrism, or holy oil, used in the services or the Roman Catholic and Eastern Churches.

A drinking vessel.

Ciborium

A drinking vessel.

This Greek circular panel is found on a vase.

Greek Circular Panel

This Greek circular panel is found on a vase.

This Greek circular panel is found on a vase.

Greek Circular Panel

This Greek circular panel is found on a vase.

The Greek circular panel is a painting found on a vase.

Greek Circular Panel

The Greek circular panel is a painting found on a vase.

The Greek circular panel is a painting found on a vase.

Greek Circular Panel

The Greek circular panel is a painting found on a vase.

A vase, ordinarily covered and without handles and usually has a narrowed neck above a footed pedestal.

Clay Urn

A vase, ordinarily covered and without handles and usually has a narrowed neck above a footed pedestal.

The Aechmea fulgens of coralberry is a bromeliad which is often used as a decorative plant.

Coralberry

The Aechmea fulgens of coralberry is a bromeliad which is often used as a decorative plant.

A vase in which wine and water were commonly mixed.

Crater

A vase in which wine and water were commonly mixed.

Flowers and vase

Doodad

Flowers and vase

This dooda contains an image of a small pot containing to overflowing vines and two flowers.

Doodad

This dooda contains an image of a small pot containing to overflowing vines and two flowers.

A Greek object, with cherubs depicted.

Greek doodad

A Greek object, with cherubs depicted.

"Cadmus and the Dragon. (From a vase-painting at Naples.)" &mdash; The Delphian Society, 1913

Cadmus and the Dragon

"Cadmus and the Dragon. (From a vase-painting at Naples.)" — The Delphian Society, 1913

This margin drawing was created by German artist Albrecht D&uuml;rer in 1515. It is found in the prayer book of Emperor Maximilian. It is a handled pedestal vase with leaves inside.

Margin Drawing

This margin drawing was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1515. It is found in the prayer…

Albrecht Meyer on right sketches plants for the <I>De Historia Stirpium</I> published in 1542. Heinrich F&uuml;llmaurer, on left, transfers the drawings to wood blocks.

Two Men Drawing

Albrecht Meyer on right sketches plants for the De Historia Stirpium published in 1542. Heinrich Füllmaurer,…

Egyptian vases.

Egyptian Vases

Egyptian vases.

Etruscan vases, more a product of Greece than Etrusca.

Etruscan Vases

Etruscan vases, more a product of Greece than Etrusca.

"Fictile vase, from Athens. Design in black, on drab ground." &mdash; Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Fictile Vase

"Fictile vase, from Athens. Design in black, on drab ground." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

This Chinese flower-vase is made out of cloison enamel.

Chinese Flower-Vase

This Chinese flower-vase is made out of cloison enamel.

This modern flower-vase is a suspended vase that is made out of glazed clay.

Modern Flower-Vase

This modern flower-vase is a suspended vase that is made out of glazed clay.

This modern flower-vase is a suspended vase that is made out of glazed clay.

Modern Flower-Vase

This modern flower-vase is a suspended vase that is made out of glazed clay.

This vase with flowers shows an allegorical story.

Vase with Flowers

This vase with flowers shows an allegorical story.

"The form of the bottle and the use of the blow-pipe are unequivocally indicated; and the green hue, in the painting, of the fused material, taken from the fire at the point of the pipe, cannot fail to show the intention of the artists." &mdash; Goodrich, 1844

Egyptian glassblowers

"The form of the bottle and the use of the blow-pipe are unequivocally indicated; and the green hue,…

A scene from ancient Greece, possibly from a vase.

Scene from ancient Greece

A scene from ancient Greece, possibly from a vase.

An illustration of a Greek school vase painting.

Greek School Vase Painting

An illustration of a Greek school vase painting.

"From a Greek vase of about the time of the battle of Marathon."&mdash;Webster, 1913

Greek Soldiers in Arms

"From a Greek vase of about the time of the battle of Marathon."—Webster, 1913

A woman kneeling by a column, with several articles of pottery nearby.

Greek woman

A woman kneeling by a column, with several articles of pottery nearby.

Many intricate vases, urns and statues are on display in this hall. Several framed pictures dot the walls. The ceiling is ornately decorated and oddly shaped. There are three curtained areas that lead off into other corridors.

The Hall of the Zollverein

Many intricate vases, urns and statues are on display in this hall. Several framed pictures dot the…

This flower holder has a cup that is decorated in grapes and leaves, and a handle that is a twisted stem.

Flower Holder

This flower holder has a cup that is decorated in grapes and leaves, and a handle that is a twisted…