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Kantharos

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Black glaze cup kantharos. Flaring rim, tall concave neck; pear-shaped, ribbed body; small molded foot; loop handle on each side, rising from shoulder. Broken and mended; some fragments missing; cracks and chips.

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: 0.10 m., H. to handle top: 0.14 m., D. of rim: 0.091 m.

Accession Number

1982.663

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Glaze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels