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Oil flask (squat lekythos) with Eros, a man, and a woman

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At left a woman seated; flesh painted white, with traces of a pink garment, and of a yellow one at her feet. Holds a basket. In front kneels an Eros (white), with wings in relief; a patch of gilding about 3 mm square on them. At right sits a youth, in red of clay. Neck and mouth restored. [Label...

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By 1900: with Edward Perry Warren without provenance in his records); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 410–400 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece


Height x diameter: 14.2 x 7.5 cm (5 9/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure, with added clay and gilding


The Ancient World