Cup with handle and projections from body
Early European, Balkan
Late Bronze Age
about 1600–1100 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Central Balkans
Height x diameter: 8.2 x 9.1 cm (3 1/4 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cup with single handle, small foot, and incised designs filled with white slip. The body is formed of three breast-like projections. The designs are bands of zigzags, dots, dashes, hatched triangles, dangling spirals, and upright, branching lines. Roundels are stamped beside the lateral “breasts”.
By the mid 1990s: Harlan J. and Pamela M. Berk Collection (said to have been purchased from a dealer in London or New York between the late 1980s to the mid 1990s); gift of Harlan J. and Pamela M. Berk to MFA, December 2002
Gift of Harlan J. and Pamela M. Berk