Artist Greek
  • Mixing Vessel depicting Wedding Procession of Zeus and Hera
  • Krater (alternate title)
Date between 540 and 530 BCE
Medium clay
Dimensions Overall: 15 15/16 × 16 15/16 × 13 3/4 inches (40.5 × 43 × 34.9 cm)
Overall (diam. of foot): 7 1/2 inches (19.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund
Accession Number 63.17
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
On View Ancient Greek and Roman S2AA, Level 2 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed, underside of foot, graffiti, on central disc: X
Inscribed, underside of foot, graffiti, on rim of foot: X [see Madigan p. 27]
collection of William Randolph Hearst;
April 5-6, 1963, auction of W. R. Hearst (Parke Bernet, New York, New York, USA), lot 87;
1963, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
William Randolph Hearst. Sales cat., Parke Bernet. New York, April 5-6, 1963, lot 87, (repr.).

Moore, M. B. and M. Z. P. Philippides. The Athenian Agora. XXIII. Attic Black-figured Pottery. Princeton, 1986, p. 161, cat. 476.

Madigan, B. Corinthian and Attic Vases in the Detroit Institute of Arts. In Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 12. Leiden/Boston, 2008, pp. 26-27, cat. 33, (fig. 51-52) [attributed to the manner of the Antimenes Painter].