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Siana cup (kylix)

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Interior: Two nude, bearded wrestlers. Tongue border. Exterior: Four nude youths holding spears in right hand, ride to left. Eagle flies to left in field behind last horseman. Condition: Largely overpainted and restored.

Provenance

By 1966: with Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd., 8 King Street, St. James's, London, SW 1, England (auction, May 3, lot 143); by 1967: with D. J. Crowther Ltd., 76 New Bond Street, London, W.1, List 1, no. 10; purchased by Charles Lipson from D. J. Crowther Ltd.; by 1969: purchased by George Warton from Charles Lipson; purchased by MFA from George Warton, March 11, 1970

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 540 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 086.

Dimensions

Height: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1970.68

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels