Drinking cup (kylix)
Middle Corinthian Period
about 590–570 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth
Legacy dimension: H: 0.07 m.; Diameter: about 0.16 m.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Offset incurved rim; shallow body; short stem; hollow base. Black paint on yellow clay. Rim fragment missing. On interior: concentric circles and bands. On exterior: A: Ship with boar’s head prow. B: Bird between griffin-birds.
By 1989: with Sotheby's, 1334 York Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10021 (Sotheby's auction, November 29, 1989, lot 48); purchased at the Sotheby's auction on behalf of MFA by Royal-Athena Galleries, 153 East 57th Street, New York, N.Y. 10022; purchased from Royal-Athena Galleries by MFA (with funds provided by Harold Amos, Mary B. Comstock, Sallie S. Fried, Jonathan H. Kagan, and Josephine L. Murray), December 20, 1989
Museum purchase with funds donated by Harold Amos, Mary B. Comstock, Sallie S. Fried, Jonathan H. Kagan, and Josephine L. Murray