User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Kantharos

Start collecting

Black glaze cup kantharos. Everted rim, tall cylindrical neck, short ribbed body, molded hollow foot; loop handles up from shoulder. Broken, mended; complete, cut cracked and glaze worn off in places.

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

Greek, Mid 4th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. to rim: 0.087 m., H. to handle top: 0.09 m., D. or rim: 0.093 m.

Accession Number

1982.662

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Glaze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels