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Terracotta volute-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)

Attributed to the Bolsena Group
Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
ca. 330–290 B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta; Volsinian Silvered Ware
Dimensions:
H. with handles 15 11/16 in. (39.9 cm); H. without handles 13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.30
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Fluted body. On neck and shoulder, in relief, hunting Erotes, vine wreaths and reclining figures; on handle attachment a female group.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. Handbook of the Etruscan Collection. p. 54, fig. 165, New York: Marchbanks Press.

Beazley, John D. 1947. Etruscan Vase Painting. no. 2, p. 285, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Michetti, Laura M. 2003. Le Ceramiche argentate e a rilievo in Etruria nella prima età ellenistica. no. 34, p. 150, Rome: Giorgio Bretschneider Editore.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 6.67a, pp. 208, 222-4, 226, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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