Stamnos with lid

Greek
Classical Period
about 450 B.C.
the Chicago Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 039.

Dimensions

Height: 33.3 cm (13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.8082a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

On View

Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215B)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

(a) Vase.
Side A: Youth with skyphos, man, and man with skyphos.
Side B: Man, girl playing flutes, youth.
(b) Cover.
Graffito on base (see inscription field).

[Label text]:
In this symposium scene, a young woman plays the pipes to the enjoyment of the older men and youths attending the drinking party.

Inscription

ΝΥSΟ

Provenance

Said to have been formerly . . in the Pasquale collection at Curti, near S. Maria di Capua, and found in that neighborhood (with 01.8083) (according to L. D. Caskey and J. D Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, no. 39); by 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought at Curti near S. Maria di Capua.); purchased for MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund