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Drinking cup (kylix)

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Interior: Draped youth holding out an egg over an altar. Exterior:Youths and girls conversing.


According to L. D. Caskey and J. D. Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, part 3, p. 67: by date unknown: with Alessandro Castellani (see Notice 1865, p. 32, no. 49 and Cat. 1866, no. 109); later in the Paravey collection (sale cat. 1879, no. 90: "from Magna Graecia"); by date unknown in the collection of Dr. B et de M. C. (sold in Paris 19-21 mars 1910, no. 182, pl. 21); by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, January 6, 1921 for $ 260.00

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 430 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 161.


Height x width: 8.7 x 29.2 cm (3 7/16 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World