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Kantharos

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Black glaze kantharos. Sharply profiled lip, tall concave neck; ribbed, pear shaped body; tall fluted foot; hollow, stepped base with impressed circles around the edge; loop handles from rim to shoulder. Broken handles and body restored; complete, but rim chipped and chips in glaze.

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, 4th century B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H: 0.186 m., H. to top of handles: 0.194 m., D. of rim: about 0.087 m.

Accession Number

1982.665

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Glaze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels