Exhibitions/ Art Object

Terracotta ring vase

Period:
Geometric
Date:
8th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, possibly Cumaean
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Vases with a vertical ring-shaped body occur sporadically in the Greek world. The present example is noteworthy for the combination of a twisted handle, flaring foot, and the body that is rounded in section. The object's place of origin has not been identified.
Canessa, Ercole and Arthur Sambon. 1904. Vases Antiques de Terre Cuite: Collection Canessa, Bibliothèque du Musée. no. 7, p. 7, pl. I, Paris.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1906. "Collection of Greek and Roman Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1(6): p. 77-80.

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