Oil flask (lLekythos)
about 490 B.C.
the Diosphos Painter
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Height: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.); diameter: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Six's technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Satyr pursuing a nymph. The figures incised in the black glaze; the nymph painted white. Meaningless inscriptions. Repaired with slight restoration.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: from Gela); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund