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Accession_Number 27.4.7
adlib_title Attic red figure chous
Shape Chous
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Main design, framed, shows a baby with amulets slung around him and a thread on his ankle, leaning his hands on a table. Facing him is a duck, behind him a chous on the ground, over the table a bunch of grapes. Above the panel egg pattern part of the way around the neck. Otherwise the surface is black, except for the reserved resting surface and raised base.
Inscriptions
Condition Lip, neck and handle missing. Surface of paint has cracked and begun to flake away.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance From Greece
Period High Classical
Date 425-400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Front view of an Attic red-figure miniature chous, showing a baby leaning on a table with grapes, facing a duck.
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Front view of an Attic chous, showing a baby leaning on a table, facing a duck.
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2003.97.0703.jpg
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Back view of an Attic chous, showing where the handle was attached.
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2003.97.0704.jpg
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Top view of an Attic chous, showing the missing neck.
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Bottom view of an Attic chous, showing the reserved base.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 27.4; G. van Hoorn, Choes and Anthesteria (Leiden 1951), fig. 362, no. 894
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB 14261
Height 5.1
Diameters Body 5.5; base 3.7
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Education
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 19.08.2002; 20.04.2004; 06.01.2006
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