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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.

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

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