Mixing bowl (bell krater) depicting youths and maidens gathering fruit

Greek
Classical Period
about 400 B.C.
the Painter of the Athens Wedding


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

Height: 35 cm (13 3/4 in.); diameter: 35.6 cm (14 in.)

Accession Number

95.26

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of a bell krater. The rest of the vase restored in plaster. A group of youths and maidens about a tree, from which they are gathering fruit. The fragment has been put together from small pieces, and there are two gaps; one in the middle and one in the lower right hand corner.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: from Greece); 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund