Drinking cup (kylix)
Late Archaic Period
about 510–500 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 006.
Height: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.); diameter: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215B)
All that remains of this kylix is the circular “tondo” of the interior, where a kneeling satyr drinks wine from a drinking horn (rhyton). The wreath and the tail are done in purple-red paint.
By 1910: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution