Location: On Display in the Greece Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria | Orvieto

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS4861
Current Location Greece Gallery - On Display
Culture Attic
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Orvieto
Manufacture Location Attica
Period Archaic Greek Period
Date Made 550-525 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Black Figure

A, Donkey and 3 satyrs. Donkey to right. One satyr standing at head of donkey; the donkey wears a halter, with reins. Two satyrs on back of donkey, one forward, sitting normally, holding a kylix (or kantharos); the other sitting backward on the rump of the donkey. B, Tall grapevine in center. A satyr at left holds a bunch of grapes and picks a grape from the bunch with his right hand. A. satyr at right eats a grape. Part (tail and part of lower body) of a third satyr at right; he may be defecating. A and B: palmette-lotus festoon above the panels; spiral ornament beneath both handles. Much of the lower body is restored in plaster, as is one handle.

Height 24 cm
Outside Diameter 13 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

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