Plate with Silenos
about 520–510 B.C.
Manner of Circle of Euphronios (Euthymides or Oltos) (Greek)
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 004.
Height: 18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.); diameter: 18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Not On View
Silenos crouching with left leg advanced, carrying rhyton in right hand, flute case in left. Greek inscription “Hestiaios is handsome” (HESTIAIOS KALOS) on the edge of the tondo.
By 1912: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Cumae.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, January 2, 1913, for $18,948.70 (this figure is the total price for MFA 13.186-13.245)
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912