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Kylix (Greece), ca. 800 BC

This is a Kylix. It is dated ca. 800 BC and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is painted earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Ruth Vollmer. It is credited Gift of Ruth Vollmer.

  • Pot (USA), ca. 1950
  • hand-coiled earthenware, slip and mineral decoration.
  • Gift of Mrs. Homer Kripke.
  • 1980-21-6

Our curators have highlighted 7 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Bowl (USA)
  • molded melamine.
  • Gift of Belle Kogan.
  • 1959-59-2

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 7.3 x 22 x 18 cm (2 7/8 x 8 11/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Kylix (Greece), ca. 800 BC; painted earthenware; H x W x D: 7.3 x 22 x 18 cm (2 7/8 x 8 11/16 x 7 1/16 in.); Gift of Ruth Vollmer; 1971-48-12

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Maira Kalman Selects.

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