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Miniature oinochoe (chous) depicting a nude boy with his pet bird

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Squat form. Small nude boy standing before a table on which is a bird.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 425–420 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.); diameter: 7.1 cm (2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8086

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure technique

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels