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Olpe

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Object Number:MS4801
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:South Italian
Apulian
Provenience: Greece
Attica (uncertain)
Date Made: 4th century BC
Early Date: -400
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Basket
Pole
Disc
Height: 23 cm
Outside Diameter:14.6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Wilder M. Perry, Exec. of the Estate of Frances Stearns, 1912

Description

Thin vertical white pole with disc (?) on top. Intact. Figured scene on front bordered below by maeander patern, above by long tongue pattern above a narrow zone of egg pattern. In scene two women facing one another. At right is a seated woman with a wreath in her left hand and a basket in her right. At left is a woman standing with her left foot on a rock holding a bunch of grapes in her left hand and holding out in her right hand a small ladder like object (painted in white: much of white has disappeared). Decoration and glaze had been restored.

Bibliography:

[Book] Green, J. R. 1986. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: University Museum.. The University Museum. Vol. University Museum 1; USA 22. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 14-15; p. 55, fig. 2, 11; pl. 19, 1-4View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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