Drinking cup (stemless kylix)

Greek, South Italian
about 340–330 B.C.

Place of Manufacture: Italy, Apulia


Height: 4 cm. diameter: 14.2 cm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic coated with black glaze and decorated with added red and yellow, Apulian

Not On View


Europe, The Ancient World



Exterior: laurel wreath painted red and yellow.
Interior: undulating vine with rounded lobed leaves and what appear to be seed pods painted in red and yellow.
Black glaze with added red and yellow


By 1998: with Brian T. Aitken, Acanthus, 22 East 80th Street, New York, NY 10021 (said to come from the Widder Collection, Zurich, Switzerland); gift of Brian T. Aitken to MFA, March 24, 1999

Credit Line

Gift of Brian T. Aitken