Kylix (Greece), 6th century BC
Before and during the Hewitt sisters’ era, the study of antiquity was the basis of education. Ancient forms, colors, and decoration represent part of the classical vocabulary perceived as mandatory for understanding design history. Greek earthenware vessels, such as this, provided models for Josiah Wedgwood’s versions in late 18th-century England.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Anonymous Donor.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 13.6 x 32.5 x 26cm (5 3/8 x 12 13/16 x 10 1/4in.)
Cite this object as
Kylix (Greece), 6th century BC; black-figured earthenware; H x W x D: 13.6 x 32.5 x 26cm (5 3/8 x 12 13/16 x 10 1/4in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1921-1-1
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.