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Black-figure “Cassel” Cup

530–520 B.C.

Ceramic, exterior black-figure, interior painted black

8.3 × 19.8 × 14.1 cm (3 1/4 × 7 13/16 × 5 9/16 in.)
Ruth Elizabeth White Fund
2008.136.3
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Archaic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Ex collection Donald S. Robertson (1885-1961, Regius Professor, Cambridge University), by descent to his son, C. Martin Robertson (1911-2004, Lincoln Professor, Oxford University, 1961-1978); purchased from the Robertson Family through Oliver Forge, Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch, LTD, London, 2008

Bibliography: 

Sir John Davidson Beazley, “The Little Master Cups,” Journal of Hellenic Studies 52 (1932): 192.

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

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery (Darmstadt, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2016), 87, no. 66, pl. 124, fig. 59.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.