Chalice

Italic, Etruscan
Archaic Period
about 530 B.C.


Dimensions

12.3 cm (4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.1155

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

On View

Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Shallow cup with sloping sides; tall stem with two heavy rings; bevelled foot.
On wall, four nude men running left, alternating with water birds with spread wings. Details in thick red and white. Under cup, chain of lotuses and lotus-buds.

Pontic

Provenance

By 1960: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; October 13, 1960: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G. for $ 360.00

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren, by exchange