Mixing bowl (column-krater)

Archaic Period
about 560–550 B.C.
The Painter of Louvre 6

Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 060-061.


25.5 cm (10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View


The Ancient World



On handle plates: pairs of bearded heads. Under each handle: swan.
Side A: Two bearded men, a woman; sphinxes flanking.
Side B: Siren between two panthers.
Recomposed, restorations: half of the woman’s face; flaking.


By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (auction 16, June 30, 1956, lot 87); by 1958: with Kricheldorf, Stuttgart (auction 6, October 22, 1958, lot 34); by 1960: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G.; December 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G. for $ 1,500.00

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Robinson and Edward Perry Warren, by exchange