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Bronze kyathos (single-handled cup)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. with handle 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1931
Accession Number:
31.11.12
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
This elegant bronze cup, its handle decorated with a lotus finial, represents a type that frequently appears in bucchero examples, especially ones associated with Vulcian workshops.
Alexander, Christine. 1932. "A Bronze Kyathos." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 27 (2): pp. 51-52.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. Handbook of the Etruscan Collection. p. 30, fig. 85, New York: Marchbanks Press.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.45, pp. 78-9, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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