Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object

Silver cup

Period:
Late Classical or Hellenistic
Date:
late 4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Silver, gold
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) diameter 3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.159
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
This sturdy wine cup is similar to several cups found in northern Greece.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An Exhibition from the Collection of Walter Cummings Baker, Esq. no. 102, 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. 276, p. 70, pl. 100, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

von Bothmer, Dietrich and Joan R. Mertens. 1982. The Search for Alexander: Supplement to the Catalogue. no. S48, p. 13, 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. 78, pp. 26, 47.

Pfrommer, Michael. 1987. Studien zu Alexandrinischer und Grossgriechischer Toreutik frühhellenistischer Zeit, Archäologische Forschungen 16. pp. 56, 60, 68, 82, 98, 169, n. 245, 235, 310, 319, Berlin: Mann.

Zimmermann-Elseify, Nina. 1998. Beziehungen zwischen Ton- und Metallgefässen spätklassischer und frühhellenistischer Zeit. pp. 160-1, Rahden/Westfalen: M. Leidorf.

Treister, Michail Ju. 1999. "The Workshop of the Gorytos and Scabbard Overlays." Scythian Gold. Treasures from Ancient Ukraine, Dr. Ellen D. Reeder, ed. p. 78, New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

Related Objects

Gold phiale (libation bowl)

Date: 4th–3rd century B.C. Medium: Gold Accession: 62.11.1 On view in:Gallery 163

Pair of gold armbands

Date: ca. 200 B.C. Medium: Gold Accession: 56.11.5, .6 On view in:Gallery 163

Gold armband with Herakles knot

Date: 3rd–2nd century B.C. Medium: Gold inlaid with garnets, emeralds, and enamel Accession: 1999.209 On view in:Gallery 163

Ganymede jewelry

Date: ca. 330–300 B.C. Medium: Gold, rock crystal, emerald Accession: 37.11.8–.17 On view in:Gallery 158

Gold earrings with disk and boat-shaped pendant

Date: ca. 300 B.C. Medium: Gold Accession: 48.11.2, .3 On view in:Gallery 158