Kantharos

Greek


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. to rim: 0.062 m., H to top of handles: 0.083 m., D: 0.086 m.

Accession Number

1982.661

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Glaze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black glaze stemless kantharos. Everted rim, concave cylindrical body widening to ridge near base, tapering down to molded foot. High swung narrow strap handle from rim to low body ridge; on each handle, narrow bridge to rim and spur on lower part. Fine fabric. Interior of hollow foot reserved with central dot and concentric circles in black. Intact. Paint worn.

Provenance

By date unknown: Charles Deering Collection; by date unknown: Barbara Deering Danielson Collection; gift of Barbara Deering Danielson to MFA, December 8, 1982

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Deering Danielson