Kantharos

Italic, Latin
Latial
7th century B.C.


Dimensions

12.7 cm (5 in.)

Accession Number

1995.820

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Advanced Impasto Ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Kantharos with raised, flat base; conical lower body; ridge at base of tall offset rim, ridge decorated with three protrusions on each side and small impressed nicks between. Two band handles from lip to ridge with three pointed projections on each.
On each side of tall rim, incised wing-shaped design filled with impressed dots and with two impressed circles at center and one at each side. Impressed circles also on protrusions at ridge. Traces of red pigment in incision. Burnished black slip. Brown fabric. Mended from fragments.

Provenance

By 1993: with Edoardo Almagià, 136 East 56th Street, New York, NY 10022 (said to have been purchased in Basel); February 15, 1995: purchased by Jonathan Kagan and Sallie Fried from Edoardo Almagià; gift of Jonathan Kagan and Sallie Fried to MFA, accessioned January 24, 1996

Credit Line

Gift of Jonathan Kagan and Sallie Fried in memory of Strabo CDX