Fragment of drinking cup (kylix) with man decorating a kylix

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
about 480 B.C.
the Antiphon Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 146.

Dimensions

Width (max.): 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8073

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure technique

On View

Gallery 212A-B

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cup fragment, interior: A young man is seated on a stool, decorating a kylix. Holds a vial, probably a container for glaze, in left hand. An oil flask and a strigil hang on the wall in the background. A walking stick leans behind him.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund