Four youths practicing athletic exercises under the direction of a trainer. Below the figures are letters of no meaning. Surface somewhat restored. 9 black figure shoulder palmettes alternately up and down.
Said to be from Athens. By 1892, in the Van Branteghem Collection, Sale (May 30 - June 1, 1892, at Hotel Drouot, Paris), Catalogue no. 27. 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund
Greek, Archaic Period, about 520–510 B.C.