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Drinking cup (skyphos)

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Of the painted decoration, only faint traces and incised lines remain. The rim on both sides is decorated with egg-pattern. On one side, there is a red and yellow fillet below the rim, framed by incised lines. Below this are a row of dots and a large grapevine with a red central stripe and...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; November 13, 1958: loaned to MFA by Horace L. Mayer (as 128.58); gift of Horace L. Mayer to MFA, December 11, 1958

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, about 340–330 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 113.

Dimensions

Height: 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

58.1305

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels