Drinking cup (stemless kylix)

Greek
Classical Period
Mid 5th century B.C.
Hippocontist


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Accession Number

13.203

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Exterior: a horseman brandishing a lance on each side: fine style. Under the handles palmettes branching out into tendrils ending in buds.
Interior: plain black glaze with stamped rosette.
[Label text]:
On either side of this stemless cup is an armed horseman. The interior of the cup is decorated with an incised rosette.

Stemless.

Inscription

Correct spelling of artist to Hippacontist Painter

Provenance

By 1912: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: From Cumae.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, January 2, 1913, for $18,948.70 (this figure is the total price for MFA 13.186-13.245)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912