Oil flask (lekythos) with Eros playing double flute

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


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 087.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 33.8 x 11.8 cm (13 5/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.341

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Eros, a winged youth, flying, profile to right, playing the double flutes.

Provenance

By 1900: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Gela.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund