Drinking cup (kylix)

Greek
Classical Period
about 470–460 B.C.
The Boot Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 153.

Dimensions

Height: 10.4 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

10.572

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Interior: A Silenos with rhyton and wine-skin. “Kalos P+” in retrograde (Kalos p+).

Exterior Side A: Three nude women holding himatia and boots. Between two of them a tree.
Exterior Side B: Two nude and one draped woman; between two of them a Doric column. Greek inscription ‘Kalos’ (KALOS) between them. Ivy leaves below and at either side of the handles.

Offset edge. Intact. Nonsense inscriptions.

Inscription

Interior:
ΚΑLΟSΠ+ retrograde

Exterior Side B: KALOS

Edge: nonesense inscriptions

Provenance

By 1910: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 8, 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren in the name of Samuel D. Warren