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Two-handled cup with male couples

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Sides (A) and (B): A man titillating a boy, who responds, flanked by grape vines with large clusters of grapes. On one side, over the figures, KALOS (handsome); on the other KA... Condition: Several parts missing, including the head of the man in one group.

Inscription

"Kalos" (Handsome)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Edward Perry and Fiske Warren to MFA, May 1908

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry and Fiske Warren

Greek, Late Archaic Period, about 520 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 19 x 13.5 cm (4 5/16 x 7 1/2 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.292

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels