Miniature wine jug (chous) with boy playing with dog
about 425 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Daily Life in Ancient Greece Gallery (Gallery 212A-B)
A boy wearing a wreath and an amulet string crawls toward a dog.
By 1892: A. van Branteghem Collection (Hotel Drouot auction of the Van Branteghem collection, Paris, May 30-31 and June 1, lot 139: said to be from Athens); by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 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