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

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
ca. 340–300 B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 19 in. (48.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, William and Joan Weiant Gift, 2014
Accession Number:
2014.192
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Every aspect of this vase - shape, ornament, figural scenes - displays Etruscan reinterpretation of Greek models at its most creative.
Until 1987, collection of Joseph Klein (1899-1987), New York; [2013, purchased by Palmyra Heritage, Inc. from Joseph Kline’s estate through Sotheby’s New York]; [2013-2014, with Palmyra Heritage, Inc., New York]; acquired in 2014, purchased from Palmyra Heritage.
Sotheby's, New York. 2013. Egyptian, Classical and Western Asiatic Antiquities. December 12, 2013. lot 26, p. 35.

Mertens, Joan R. 2016. "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 2014–2016." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, : p. 12.

Bonhams San Francisco, October 29, 2012. lot 1394.

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