Drinking cup (skyphos)
Early Imperial Period, Augustan or Tiberian
Place of Manufacture: Turkey, Ionia, Smyrna (Izmir)
Height: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.) diameter: 8.7 cm.
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Lead Glazed, mold-made
Not On View
Skyphos with yellow-brown glaze covering both interior and exterior surfaces. Deep cup with ring handles above which volute attachment; nearly vertical walls, wide ring foot. Sacrificial implements appear in relief on each side.
By date unknown: Charles Bain Hoyt Collection (according to his associate Burdon-Muller, the Hoyt "Greek & Roman glass and lead-glazed vases were all purchased from Kelekian and Kouchakji in New York"; bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt to MFA, May 11, 1950
Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt