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Miniature oinochoe or chous

Small boy seated on ground, looking at a bird perched on his left hand. Part of the base broken; the lip chipped.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: said to have been found at Athens); 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 420 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Accession Number

95.54

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels