Two-handled cup (karchesion or krateriskos)

Greek
Late Classical Period
about 330 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.) width (with handles); 17.7 cm. (6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.701

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The cup has a flaring lip set off from an out-turned rim, short concave neck set off from low ovoid body, and short concave stem which flares out to ridge over base. High-swung double handles cast separately and attached to body. Rich patina.

Provenance

By 1986: with Torkom Demirjian, 970 Madison Avenue, New York 10021; gift of Torkom Demirjian to MFA, December 20, 1989

Credit Line

Gift of Torkom Demirjian