Fragment of a loutrophoros depicting the preparations of a bride

Greek
Classical Period
430–425 B.C.
the Phiale Painter (also known as the Boston Phiale Painter)


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

Height: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.223

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragments of a marriage vase. In front, an Eros flying with a taenia towards the seated bride, behind whom is an attendant veiling her. Various other figures bringing gifts. Beautiful style.

Provenance

By 1910: with E. P. Warren (according to his records: from a Greek); purchased by MFA from E. P. 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