Drinking cup (kylix)

Greek
Archaic Period
about 550–530 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 095, 3-4.

Dimensions

8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.451

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black figure Lip cup
Inside: leaping dolphin

Provenance

By 1924: with E. P. Warren ( (according to a January 26, 1925, letter from Frank Gearing with the following provenance provided by Warren: from Selinus); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren for $ 2,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 24.449 -24.453)

Credit Line

Cornelia Prime Lowell Fund