Skyphos

Italic, Latin, Faliscan
Classical Period
375–350 B.C.
Sokra Group


Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 155.

Dimensions

16.1 cm (6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

76.233

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Decoration painted in red. Scrolls and palmettes; a draped figure on either side.

ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #155 (76.233)
Skyphos
Probably Faliscan
Attributed to the Sokra Group
375-350 B.C.
The decoration is in added red, with incised details in the figures. On both sides, a draped youth stands to the left, a stylized flower in his outstretched right hand. There are large palmettes and scrolls beneath the handles and a wreath running above both figures. The groundline consists of two red stripes.
Compare Pianu, Sovradipinte, pl. 15, no. 19.

Provenance

By 1875: in a public collection in Chiusi; sold at public sale in Florence to J. J. Dixwell; gift of J. J. Dixwell to MFA, March 1876

Credit Line

Gift of J. J. Dixwell