Drinking cup (kylix)
Late Archaic Period
about 510–500 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.); diameter: 26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215B)
Interior: Nude man in wine vat treading grapes. He clings to a strap above his head to steady himself as he smashes grapes in a great bowl (pithos). The juice ran out through a strainer into a storage jar below.
Along the top of vat the signature: “Pamphaios made [it]” (PANPHAIOS EPO[IESE]N)
The exterior is undecorated.
"Pamphaios made [it]" (PANPHAIOS EPO[IESE]N)
By the Potter: "Pamphaios made [it]" (PANPHAIOS EPO[IESE]N)
By 1924: with Edward Perry Warren (according to a January 26, 1925, letter from Frank Gearing with the following provenance provided by Warren: from Vulci); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 4, 1924, for $ 2,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 24.449 -24.453)
Cornelia Prime Lowell Fund