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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1968.13
Title
Column Krater (mixing bowl for wine and water): Symposium; Cavalcade
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 585 BCE-575 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Corinth (Corinthia)
Period
Archaic period
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/289240
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta; orange yellow clay
Technique
Black-figure
Dimensions
36.8 cm h x 31.2 cm diam (40.6 cm diam with handles) (14 1/2 x 12 5/16 in.; 16 in. diam with handles)
Provenance
[A. Emmerich Gallery, Art of the Ancients: Greeks, Etruscans and Romans, Feb. 7-Mar. 13, 1968, lot 3] sold; to Frederick M. Watkins, 1968, partial gift; to the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, David M. Robinson Fund and Gift of Frederick M. Watkins
Accession Year
1968
Object Number
1968.13
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Side A: Symposium; Side B: Cavalcade; Handle zone: Griffin-birds; Handle plates: Bearded male busts in profile.
Publication History

David Gordon Mitten and Suzannah F. Doeringer, "A Corinthian Krater in the Fogg Art Museum", Fogg Art Museum Acquisitions, 1968 (1968), pp. 33-43, pp. 33-43, figs. 1-4

The Frederick M. Watkins Collection, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1973)

David Gordon Mitten and Amy Brauer, Dialogue with Antiquity, The Curatorial Achievement of George M. A. Hanfmann, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1982), p. 10, no. 5.

Exhibition History

Dialogue with Antiquity: The Curatorial Achievement of George M.A. Hanfmann, Fogg Art Museum, 05/07/1982 - 06/26/1982

The Frederick M. Watkins Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 01/31/1973 - 03/14/1973

32Q: 3620 University Study Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 02/13/2015

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