Vases with a vertical ring-shaped body occur sporadically in the Greek world. The present example is noteworthy for the combination of a twisted handle, flaring foot, and the body that is rounded in section. The object's place of origin has not been identified.
Canessa, Ercole and Arthur Sambon. 1904. Vases Antiques de Terre Cuite: Collection Canessa, Bibliothèque du Musée. no. 7, p. 7, pl. I, Paris.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1906. "Collection of Greek and Roman Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1(6): p. 77-80.