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Drinking cup (kylix) with Eros riding a horse

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Heavy shape, off-set lip. Designs in interior only: on lip, ivy wreath; in center, within border of meanders and checkered squares. Eros riding a horse to right.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: The following objects [MFA 03.805-03.833, 03.836-03.837, 03.906] were found in one cemetery in Campania.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 400 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 174.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 9.4 x 21 cm (3 11/16 x 8 1/4 in.) Other (Width with handles): 29 cm (11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.819

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels