Kylix

Italic, Etruscan
Archaic Period
6th century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 492.

Dimensions

7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.72

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

On View

Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rounded bowl with flared edge and a slight foot. Loop handles are attached to the body. Yellow clay, painted black on the inside. Outside, black at neck and base; in the middle a frieze of swans, rudely drawn in red and black, with incised lines. Above and below this, red and white bands. Italo-Corinthian.

Provenance

By 1877: W. S. Bigelow Collection (from Italy; loaned to MFA [loan 116, Big. 25]); gift of W. S. Bigelow to MFA, Jan. 2, 1913

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection