Mug (oinochoe) with dancing satyr
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 047.
Height: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.); diameter, 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215B)
A bearded satyr dancing between two vases, an oinchoë and a krater. Above the figure is the Greek word “handsome” (KALOS).
This one-handled mug depicts a satyr dancing between an oinochoe and a krater. The vases represented on this mug are much like others in this case.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: probably found at Orvieto); 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