Kandila vase

Early Aegean, Cycladic
Bronze Age, Early Cycladic I Period
about 3000–2800 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.318

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cycladic vase. Coarse-grained island marble, with gold patina. Globular body with four pierced lugs for suspension or tying on lids; tall neck; narrow conical base. Many chips missing, particularly at rim and base.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Dr. Hugo Weissmann, 96 Charles Stret, Boston, Mass.; purchased by MFA from Dr. Hugo Weissmann, March 13, 1958, for $ 1,500.00

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund