Drinking cup (kylix)
The Xenokles Painter
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
CVA Boston 2, pl. 096, 3-4; 097, 2.
Height x diameter: 9.2 x 13.3 cm (3 5/8 x 5 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Black Figure
Not On View
Interior: Forepart of horse and rider to left. Below rider the Greek name Oripos is inscribed in retrograde: “Oripos” (ORIPOS).
Exterior: Sides A and B have identical Greek inscriptions: “Xenokles made (it)” (XSENOKLES EPOIESEN). The Inscriptions are between the bases of the handles and enframed by a palmette on either side.
Slight restoration. One handle missing.
Interior: ΟΡΙΠΟS in retrograde.
Said to be from the excavations of Broccardi in 1874 at Orvieto; by 1898: with Edward Perry Warren; 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund