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Mixing bowl (bell krater) depicting youths and maidens gathering fruit

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Fragment of a bell krater. The rest of the vase restored in plaster. A group of youths and maidens about a tree, from which they are gathering fruit. The fragment has been put together from small pieces, and there are two gaps; one in the middle and one in the lower right hand corner.


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: from Greece); 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 400 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece


Height: 35 cm (13 3/4 in.); diameter: 35.6 cm (14 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World