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Mixing wine-bowl (column-krater) depicting girls on a see-saw

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Six joining fragments. In front of a fruit tree a board laid across a log serves as a see-saw for two girls in sleeved chitons. See also 10.191b (three joining fragments from the same krater, showing part of a draped figure).


By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: bought in Rome in 1901; according to L. D. Caskey and J. D. Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, vol. 3: said to have been formerly in the possession of Ludwig Pollak); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Early Classical Period, about 470–460 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 149.


Length (max.) of frag. A: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure technique


The Ancient World