Drinking cup (kylix)

Greek, South Italian
Late Classical to Early Hellenistic Period
late 4th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Campania, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 144.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.06 H. 0.075 H. with handles; 0.105 Diameter

Accession Number

03.823

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #144 (03.823)
Stemless Kylix
Late 4th century B.C.
Shape: Hemispherical body; long handles, tilted upward and turned back at the ends; high disk foot with a groove around it.
Around the inner rim is an ivy wreath or, more accurately, a row of ivy leaves, in white.
For the shape, without wreath, compare CVA Capua 3, pl. 16,8. Another example, with wreath, was recently in the New York market; Ariadne Galleries Inc., “Ancient Art” 1987 (New York, 1986), no. 94.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: The following objects [MFA 03.805-03.833, 03.836-03.837, 03.906] were found in one cemetery in Campania.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900