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Silver bottle

Period:
Late Classical or Hellenistic
Date:
late 4th–mid 3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Silver, gold
Dimensions:
H. 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm) diameter 2 7/16 in. (6.3 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.155
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
The floral band on the shoulder has gilding.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An Exhibition from the Collection of Walter Cummings Baker, Esq. no. 101B, p. 13, New York: Walter Cummings Baker.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1961. Ancient Art from New York Private Collections: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, December, 17, 1959-February 28, 1960. no. 272, p. 69, pl. 100, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Oliver, Andrew Jr. and Kurt Luckner. 1977. Silver for the Gods: 800 Years of Greek and Roman Silver. no. 19, pp. 50-51, Toledo, Ohio: Jutta-Annette Page.

von Bothmer, Dietrich and Joan R. Mertens. 1982. The Search for Alexander: Supplement to the Catalogue. no. S44, p. 12, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1984. "A Greek and Roman Treasury." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 42(1): no. 85, pp. 10, 49.

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