Skyphos

Greek
Archaic Period
about late 6th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

9.4 x 13.5 cm (3 11/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.110

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Side A: Two youths approaching each other; two, either side, dancing. Inscr.: nonsense
Side B: Youth with skirt, older man; maiden (?) and youth flanking. Inscr.: nonsense
Palmettes and tendrils at handles.

Provenance

By date unknown: Christoph Clairmont Collection; January 11, 1961: purchased by MFA from Dr. Christoph Clairmont for $ 950.00 (the total price for 61.110-61.113) with funds from the bequest of Miss Grace Nelson (recorded as Bequest of Miss Grace Nelson)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Grace Nelson