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Funerary (cinerary) urn in the form of a mixing bowl (bell-krater)

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ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #152 (1983.558) Bell-Krater Early 3rd century B.C. The tall foot is painted pinkish white, and its lower step is painted rose. On the finial of the knob, which is covered with a white wash, are five gilded, upright, plastic leaves. On the lid below the concave...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Mohammad Yeganeh Collection; gift of Mohammad Yeganeh to MFA, December 7, 1983

Credit Line

Gift of Mohammad Yeganeh

Greek, South Italian, Early Hellenistic Period, Early 3rd century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Centuripe, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 152.

Dimensions

Total height: 79 cm (31 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1983.558

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Centuripe Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels