Kantharos

Greek
320–280 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. to rim: 0.193 m., D (rim): 0.145 m., D. (foot): 0.075 m.

Accession Number

1982.664

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Glaze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Sharply-profiled molded rim; tall wide concave neck; low ribbed body; high swung horizontal loop handles from shoulder; tall, ridged stem, molded stepped base. Undulating ivy vine in added clay (may originally have been gilded) around mid-neck. Broken and mended (upper section of stem was shortened in previous restoration).

Provenance

By date unknown: Charles Deering Collection; by date unknown: Barbara Deering Danielson Collection; gift of Barbara Deering Danielson to MFA, December 8, 1982

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Deering Danielson