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Mixing bowl (column-krater)

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On handle plates: pairs of bearded heads. Under each handle: swan. Side A: Two bearded men, a woman; sphinxes flanking. Side B: Siren between two panthers. Recomposed, restorations: half of the woman's face; flaking.


By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (auction 16, June 30, 1956, lot 87); by 1958: with Kricheldorf, Stuttgart (auction 6, October 22, 1958, lot 34); by 1960: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G.; December 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G. for $ 1,500.00

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Robinson and Edward Perry Warren, by exchange

Greek, Archaic Period, about 560–550 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 060-061.


25.5 cm (10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World