Fragment of a large oinochoe

Classical Period
about 400 B.C.
the Meidias Painter

Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens


28 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View


The Ancient World



Fragment of a large oinochoë.
A nude boy advances to right holding out an oinochoë in his right hand; in his left he holds a lyre. In front of him a youth advances to right drunk, in front of him a woman in a Doric chiton hurries to right, turning around to look at the youth.


By 1896: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: bought in Paris, October 10, 1896); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution