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Side A: Two youths approaching each other; two, either side, dancing. Inscr.: nonsense Side B: Youth with skirt, older man; maiden (?) and youth flanking. Inscr.: nonsense Palmettes and tendrils at handles.

Provenance

By date unknown: Christoph Clairmont Collection; January 11, 1961: purchased by MFA from Dr. Christoph Clairmont for $ 950.00 (the total price for 61.110-61.113) with funds from the bequest of Miss Grace Nelson (recorded as Bequest of Miss Grace Nelson)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Grace Nelson

Greek, Archaic Period, about late 6th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

9.4 x 13.5 cm (3 11/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.110

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels