Drinking cup (kylix)

Greek
Early Classical Period
about 480 B.C.
Painter Douris


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 128.

Dimensions

Height: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.); diameter: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8029

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

On View

Gallery 212A-B

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Interior: Nude youth washing at a laver. Repaired with slight restorations.

Provenance

By date unknown: Alfred Bourguignon collection; by 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: bought privately from the collection of Alfred Bourguignon. Bourguignon's label [on the vase to indicate provenience]: Orvieto); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund