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Mixing bowl (phlyax krater)

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A figure on each side, painted in colors. Side A. Comic actor as an old man, running to right. Side B. Woman standing with body nearly full front, and profile to right. Flesh colored white, yellow details. Drapery in incised lines on black. Label text: Gnathia technique (figures rendered with...

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Provenance

By date unknown: W. H. Forman Collection; inherited from him by Mrs. Burt and then, about 1889, by A. H. Browne; by 1899: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London W.C., England, auction of the Forman Collection, June 19-22, lot 370; by 1899: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, about 350 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Taranto, Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 108; Highlights: Classical Art (MFA), p. 124.

Dimensions

Height: 29.9 cm (11 3/4 in.); diameter 31.2 cm (12 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.363

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels