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Band of laurel, below which is a maeander. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #145 (76.451) Sessile Kantharos First half of 4th century B.C. Shape: Deep, straight-sided body, flaring rim, two vertical strap handles disk foot. An irregular groove circles the foot for half its circumference. In the...

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By date unknown: Edward Austin Collection; gift of Edward Austin to MFA, August 19, 1876

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Austin

Greek, South Italian, Classical Period, 1st half of 4th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 145.


9.99 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Xenon Group


The Ancient World