Ancient Art

Bucchero Ware Kantharos

580–550 B.C.

Ceramic, bucchero ware, gray/black fabric burnished to a dull shine. Two incised lines encircle the rim on the exterior, just below the edge; a row of short incised diagonal slashes adorns the projecting ridge that encircles the bottom edge of the cup below the handles.

14.7 × 21 × 13 cm (5 13/16 × 8 1/4 × 5 1/8 in.)
Gift of Peter B. Cooper, B.A. 1960, LL.B. 1964, M.U.S. 1965, in memory of Charles E. Rogers, B.A. 1937, M.A. 1982
2009.92.1
Culture: 
Etruscan
Period: 
Archaic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

From the collection of Charles E. Rogers, B.A. 1937, M.A. 1982; the remainder of Mr. Rogers' antiquities collection was bequeathed to the Gallery in 2003 (2003.56.1-69). Mr. Rogers was in the diplomatic service in Tuscany in the 1960s and acquired this vase at that time.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 142.

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