Plate with Silenos

Greek
Archaic Period
about 520–510 B.C.
Manner of Circle of Euphronios (Euthymides or Oltos) (Greek)


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 004.

Dimensions

Height: 18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.); diameter: 18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.193

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Silenos crouching with left leg advanced, carrying rhyton in right hand, flute case in left. Greek inscription “Hestiaios is handsome” (HESTIAIOS KALOS) on the edge of the tondo.

Inscription

ΗΕΣΤΙΑΙΟΣ ΚΑΛΟΣ

Provenance

By 1912: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Cumae.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, January 2, 1913, for $18,948.70 (this figure is the total price for MFA 13.186-13.245)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912