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Bearded satyr leaning on square pillar, tossing stones with his right hand. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #98 (95.834) Bell-Krater Attributed to Python 350-335 B.C. A: Dionysos stands at the left, his thyrsos leaning against his left arm. He wears shoes, a bracelet, a beaded bandoleer, a...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales Collection (according to MFA file card: bought with 95.835 in Naples for $20.00); dates unknown: on loan to MFA (Robinson catalogue, no. 493); gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales to MFA, March 28, 1895

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, 350–335 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Paestum, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 098.

Dimensions

33 cm (13 in.)

Accession Number

95.834

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels