Drinking cup (kylix) with Dionysiac scenes
Early Classical Period
about 470–460 B.C.
the Telephos Painter
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 157.
Height: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.); diameter: 22.7 cm (8 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Interior: Dionysos, holding a panther, walking to right and looking back at an altar. In field a flower and the inscription “handsome” (KALOI).
Exterior: Satyrs and bacchantes, three on each side. All wear leopard skins. Meaningless inscription between the satyr with his arms open and maenad pointing a weapon at him (SL
Exterior: SL<SS meaningless inscription
By 1894: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: bought in Rome); 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund