Skyphos

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 156.

Dimensions

15.3 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

76.236

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Decoration painted in red. Palmettes etc.; a figure on each side.

ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #156, (76.236)
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. There are large palmettes and scrolls beneath the handles. The continuous groundline consists of two red stripes.

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