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On front a woman seated on a rock, holding mirror in right hand and casket in left. Much yellow and white used. On the front, below the mouth, a woman wearing shoes, a chiton, and a kekryphalos is seated to the right on a white-striped rock, looking to the left into the mirror she holds in her...

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By date unknown: William J. Stillman Collection; purchased from William J. Stillman by Henry P. Kidder; gift of Mrs. Henry P. Kidder to MFA, January 28, 1901

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Kidder

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical to Early Hellenistic Period, about 330–320 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 063.


19.6 x 16 cm (7 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World