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Two-handled cup on pedestal

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Cup with two reflex handles low on sides; high foot or stand with 4 narrow fenestrations. Cup decorated with vertical panels of checkers, hatching, and zig-zags. On foot, between fenestrations dotted triangles ending in large volute and other ornament. Small fragment of foot missing.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen, Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, November 12, 1959, for $ 100.00

Credit Line

Classical Dept Purchase Fund

Greek, Orientalizing Period, early 7th century

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

9.9 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.713

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels