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Drinking cup (kylix)

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Lip in black glaze; below: alternating black and red dentils, three lines, ivy wreath, three lines, guilloche, triple lines and dentils to black glaze. Foot and rim in red clay. Interior: two concentric circles, black glaze and red band at lip. "Cassel Cup"

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. John J. Klejman Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Klejman to MFA, January 10, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Klejman

Greek, Archaic Period, about 520 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 099, 5-6.

Dimensions

9 cm (3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

62.22

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels