Drinking cup (skyphos)
Late Archaic Period
about 510–500 B.C.
The Durand Painter
Height: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.) diameter: 22.5 cm. (8 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Black Figure
Not On View
Side A: Amazon, dressed as a Skythian in spotted tights and a pointed cap with ear flaps, holding a long spear. She faces right, holding a horse by the reins.
Side B: Bearded Hermes holding a horse in the same way.
A little dog, located under the handle, is added in white.
Condition: Slightly restored.
By 1899: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Lewes from a Greek.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund