Terracotta kantharos (drinking cup with high handles)
- Late Classical
- 4th century B.C.
- Greek, South Italian, Apulian
- Terracotta; black-glaze
- H. 4 9/16 in. (11.6 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, Nicholas S. Zoullas Gift, 1984
- Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 161
Although black-glazed wares often represent cheaper versions of metal vases, the precise execution and beautiful black gloss make them attractive objects in their own right.