Skyphos

Greek
Archaic Period
about 585–570 B.C.
The KX Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 561.

Dimensions

Height: 11.2 cm (4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.366

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Front: pair of confronting lions
Back: lotus and palmette cluster

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund