Cup

Italic, Latin
Latial
7th century B.C.


Dimensions

5.2 cm (2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1995.821

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Advanced Impasto Ware

On View

Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cup with raised flat base; conical lower body; vertical walls rising above ridge; slightly flaring lip. Two vertical handles, with horned projection near lip, from rim to ridge.
One small protrusion on each side at ridge; incised oblique lines at ridge. On walls, incised connected loops above horizontal zig-zag. Burnished black slip. Intact.

Provenance

By 1993: with Edoardo Almagià, 136 East 56th Street, New York, NY 10022 (said to have been purchased in Basel); February 15, 1995: purchased by Jonathan Kagan and Sallie Fried from Edoardo Almagià; gift of Jonathan Kagan and Sallie Fried to MFA, accessioned January 24, 1996

Credit Line

Gift of Jonathan Kagan and Sallie Fried in memory of Strabo CDX