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Kantharos

Object Number:MS1352
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Chiusi
Early Date: -625
Late Date: -525
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Bucchero
Height: 12.5 cm
Length: 21 cm
Width: 13.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1897
Other Number:739 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Fine bucchero kantharos. Low stemmed/flaring foot. Gently convex body with carination, tall straight-flaring rim. Upswung strap handles slightly indented along center. Vertical notches on carination, three incised horizontal lines around rim.

Surface quite encrusted. Small white dots underneath foot may be from salt deposits. Crack along carination on one side, small chips at rim.

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