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Accession_Number 35.4.6
adlib_title Attic black glaze; stamped bolsal
Shape Bolsal
Shape_description Miniature
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/4
Decoration Interior: four stamped palmettes, with an egg at the base of each, linked by a small incised circle. Reserved line round body a little way above foot. Whole of foot-ring black. Base reserved and ruddled, with dot and black band. Inside is black as are both circular, horizontal handles.
Inscriptions
Condition Chips from rim and a crack runs down one side. Glaze worn in small areas on handles.
Technique/Style Black glaze; stamped
Provenance
Period High Classical
Date 450-425
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Two Attic black-glaze bolsals, RM.87.35.16 (left) and 35.4.6 (right).
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Squat skyphos, side view.
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Squat skyphos or bolsal with both handles and an image slightly offset from the centre.
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Side view of an Attic black-glaze miniature bolsal.
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Side view of an Attic black-glaze miniature bolsal.
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Base of an Attic black-glaze miniature bolsal, showing the underside.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 34.9, 35.7; Gill 1984, 102 n. 5; Gill 1986, 398, L17, pls. 75 (profile) and 161 (drawing of interior decoration)
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 2.7
Diameters Rim 7.6; base 4.8
Handle_height 0.4
Other_dims.
Location Death
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 22.08.2002; 21.04.2004; 06.01.2006
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