Terracotta stemless kylix (drinking cup)
- ca. 500–475 B.C.
- Greek, Attic
- Terracotta; black-glaze, coral red
- H. 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm); diameter 4 13/16 in. (12.2 cm)
- Credit Line:
- The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
- Accession Number:
This cup and its counterpart, 74.51.1385, are noteworthy for their elegant shape, fine potting, and use of a coral red slip. During the second quarter of the fifth century B.C., there was renewed interest in colorful effects on Attic vases, leading to a resurgence of special techniques such as white ground and coral red. It is interesting also that the two cups were found on Cyprus.