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Caricature of a man holding a wine cup (kantharos)

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Caricature of a man, standing, clasping a kantharos to his breast. Figure was painted dark red, kantharos yellow, feet up to ankles white. A red stripe across the base. Repaired; some pieces from head and base are missing.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: from the Kabireion (said)); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Late Classical Period,

Place of Manufacture

Boiotia ?, Greece

Dimensions

27.2 cm (10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7759

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture