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Mug (oinochoe) with dancing satyr

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A bearded satyr dancing between two vases, an oinchoë and a krater. Above the figure is the Greek word "handsome" (KALOS). [Label text]: This one-handled mug depicts a satyr dancing between an oinochoe and a krater. The vases represented on this mug are much like others in this case.

Inscription

ΚΑΛΟS

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: probably found at Orvieto); 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 450 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 047.

Dimensions

Height: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.); diameter, 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

95.56

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels