Identical Greek inscriptions on the exterior of sides A and B, between the handles: "Tleson, son of Nearchos, made [it]". Black-figure palmettes to the left and right of the inscriptions. Handles partly restored.
Sides A and B: ΤLΕSΟΝΗΟΝΕΑΡXOEΠΟΙΕSΕΝ
"Tleson the son of Nearchos made it"
By 1892: Martin Brimmer Collection (purchased in Berlin in 1892); gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, September 1892
Gift of Martin Brimmer
Greek, Archaic Period, 550–525 B.C.