Caricature of a man holding a wine cup (kantharos)
Late Classical Period
late 5th or early 4th century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia ?
27.2 cm (10 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215C)
Caricature of a man, standing, clasping a kantharos to his breast. Figure was painted dark red, kantharos yellow, feet up to ankles white. A red stripe across the base. Repaired; some pieces from head and base are missing.
By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: from the Kabireion (said)); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution