Miniature wine jug (chous) with boy holding his pet bird
about 420 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
5 cm (1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Small nude boy seated on ground, looking at a bird perched on his left hand. Part of the base broken; the lip chipped.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: said to have been found at Athens); 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund