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Object Number:L-64-515
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Apulian
South Italian
Provenience: Italy
Apulia
Manufacture Location: South Italy
Maker: Tarrytown Group
Date Made: 399-300 BC
Early Date: -399
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Winged Male
Stool
Furniture
Mirror
Height: 36.3 cm
Outside Diameter:20.8 cm
Other Number:06-145 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Description

A) Seated woman at left facing naked youth at right. Woman holds open chest in right hand, mirror in left and sits on three-legged stool. Youth stands with right foot on rock, garment draped between legs, up over right shoulder and down back. In left hand he holds out alabastron toward woman; in right he holds a diagonal knobbed stick. Above, a naked, winged male figure kneels and holds a wreath over the head of the youth with right hand. In left he holds a bird. The right foot of the youth is placed on an Ionic capital with a short shaft.

B) To left a seated woman, to right a naked youth, confronting each other. The woman is seated on a four-tiered rock holding a phiale and a belt (?) in her left hand, a bunch of grapes in her right hand. The youth stands in three-quarter view holding out a mirror (?) toward the woman in his right hand. In his left he holds a phiale. Suspended from his left forearm is a long piece of drapery reaching to the ground.

Maeander pattern encircles pot below both scenes. On A, above, top to bottom: rosettes; egg pattern; beads. On B, above: laurel (?).

Intact.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

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. 10-11; p. 55, fig. 2, 4; pl. 11, 1-4; pl. 12, 1-4View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Trendall, Arthur D., and Cambitoglou, Alexander. 1978. The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia.. Clarendon Press. Vol. 1. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: ch. 18, no. 348, p. 542View Objects related to this Type Citation

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