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Clay dull red. Body solid black nearly to base, an impressed red line below handles; on the neck an ivy leaf and fruit garland of thick pale red. Ovoid body, spreading foot, wide neck, double cord handle with clasp at top. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #163 (19.300) Kantharos Etruscan 2nd...

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By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson to MFA, 1919

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Italic, Etruscan, Late Classical to Early Hellenistic Period, second half of 4th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 163.


10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.)

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The Ancient World