Drinking cup (kylix) depicting men and youths with gamecocks

Greek
Archaic Period
about 530 B.C.
The Painter of Louvre F51


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 099, 1-3.

Dimensions

Height: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.); diameter: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

63.4

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Side A: Youths with gamecocks, grouped in pairs with rabbits and hens on the ground below.
Side B: The same. Black dots to suggest letters or trailing vines.
Broken and mended, with restorations visible.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., January 9, 1963

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund