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Shape descends from the skyphos of Corinthian type. The lower body is narrow and tapering. The widest diameter is at midbody below the handles. The foot is in two degrees. The handles angle upward slightly. On one side a white herring-bone pattern, below which is a large vine-pattern in...

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Provenance

By 1886: Estate of Alfred Greenough; 1886: Gift of the Estate of Alfred Greenough, Charles H. Parker, Executor; December 1886

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, about 340–330 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 112.

Dimensions

11.1 cm (4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.151

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels