H. 3 9/16 in. (9 cm)
diameter 2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm)
Fletcher Fund, 1930
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 159
This charming, intimate vignette shows a woman who has already done her hair and put on a necklace and thigh band. Behind her stands a large plemochoe, a vase for scented oil. She lifts her chiton from the chair, which is provided with a pillow and, in the background, a footstool.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. "Recent Accessions in the Classical Department." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 25 (5), pt. 1: pp. 280-1, fig. 2.
Richter, Gisela M. A. and Marjorie J. Milne. 1935. Shapes and Names of Athenian Vases. p. 15, fig. 100, New York: Plantin Press.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1936. A Guide to the Collections, Part 1: Ancient and Oriental Art, 2nd edn. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1946. Attic Red-Figured Vases: A Survey. p. 133, fig. 102, New Haven: Yale University Press.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 101, 241, pl. 81f, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1958. Attic Red-Figured Vases: A Survey, Revised Edition, 2nd edn. p. 133, fig. 102, New Haven: Yale University Press.
Beazley, John D. 1963. Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 1248, no. 4, Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1966. The Furniture of the Greeks, Etruscans and Romans. p. 36, fig. 184, London: Phaidon Press.