Drinking cup (kylix)
about 470–460 B.C.
The Boot Painter
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 153.
Height: 10.4 cm (4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Not On View
Interior: A Silenos with rhyton and wine-skin. “Kalos P+” in retrograde (Kalos p+).
Exterior Side A: Three nude women holding himatia and boots. Between two of them a tree.
Exterior Side B: Two nude and one draped woman; between two of them a Doric column. Greek inscription ‘Kalos’ (KALOS) between them. Ivy leaves below and at either side of the handles.
Offset edge. Intact. Nonsense inscriptions.
Exterior Side B: KALOS
Edge: nonesense inscriptions
By 1910: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 8, 1910
Gift of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren in the name of Samuel D. Warren