Drinking cup (skyphos)

Greek
Classical Period
About 460 B.C.
Painter the Pantoxena Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

15.2 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

10.224

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The head, right arm and left hand of a girl dancing. To left, the outstretched left arm of the second figure wearing a himation. Greek inscription between the parts of the two women horizontally (over the glaze) ‘PANTOXENA KORINTHOI HOPIA KALAIS’. Inscription under the glaze ‘PANTOXENA KORINTHOI KALE’.

Inscription

ΠΑΝΤΟΞΕΝΑ
ΚΟΡΙΝ(Θ)ΟΙ
ΗΟΡΙΑ
ΚΑLΑΙS
over the glaze

ΠΑΝΤΟΞΕΝΑ
ΚΟΡΙΝ(Θ)ΟΙ
ΚΑΛΗ
under the glaze

Provenance

By 1910: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: from the Piraeus); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution