Mixing wine-bowl (column-krater) depicting girls on a see-saw

Greek
Early Classical Period
about 470–460 B.C.
the Leningrad Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 149.

Dimensions

Length of fragment: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

10.191a

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure technique

On View

Gallery 212A-B

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Six joining fragments. In front of a fruit tree a board laid across a log serves as a see-saw for two girls in sleeved chitons. See also 10.191b (three joining fragments from the same krater, showing part of a draped figure).

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: bought in Rome in 1901; according to L. D. Caskey and J. D. Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, vol. 3: said to have been formerly in the possession of Ludwig Pollak); 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