Ure Museum Database



Browse
Accession_Number 50.4.11
adlib_title Attic black glaze stemless cup
Shape Stemless cup
Shape_description Castulo cup. Cf. Agora 12, 101-2
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description Reddish-yellow clay
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Black glaze is rather silvered. Rim offset outside and inside. Two oblong, horizontal handles bending upwards, one higher than the other. Resting surface and underside of the base are reserved with a dot and black painted band around it. Foot is moulded in ridges.
Inscriptions
Condition Chip in rim partly repaired but some still missing. Glaze flakked off on rim, handles. Not applied carefully. Handle has been assembed by 2 pieces and part of it is missing.Depositions on the grrove just before the foot.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance Said to be from Pompeii
Period High Classical
Date 450-400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.97.0503.jpg
2003.97.0503.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above of an Attic black-glaze 'Castulo cup', showing interior.
->add to myUre
2003.97.0504.jpg
2003.97.0504.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above of an Attic black-glaze 'Castulo cup', showing interior and chipped rim.
->add to myUre
2003.97.0505.jpg
2003.97.0505.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of an Attic black-glaze 'Castulo cup', showing interior.
->add to myUre
2008.10.0025.jpg
2008.10.0025.jpg
Profile drawing of an Attic black-glazed Castulo cup.
->add to myUre
2010.98.0312.jpg
2010.98.0312.jpg
Oblique view from above of an Attic black-glaze 'Castulo cup', showing the handles and the interior.
->add to myUre
2010.98.0313.jpg
2010.98.0313.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-glaze 'Castulo cup', showing the handles and damage on the rim .
->add to myUre
2010.98.0314.jpg
2010.98.0314.jpg
Left view of an Attic black-glaze 'Castulo cup', showing the damaged left handle.
->add to myUre
2010.98.0315.jpg
2010.98.0315.jpg
Back view of an Attic black-glaze 'Castulo cup', showing the handles.
->add to myUre
2010.98.0316.jpg
2010.98.0316.jpg
Right view of an Attic black-glaze 'Castulo cup'.
->add to myUre
2010.98.0317.jpg
2010.98.0317.jpg
View of the base of an Attic black-glaze 'Castulo cup'.
->add to myUre
2010.98.0318.jpg
2010.98.0318.jpg
Over head view of an Attic black-glaze 'Castulo cup'.
->add to myUre
Comparanda
Bibliography Gill 1986, J194, pl. 57
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 5.1
Diameters Rim 16.0; base 8.9
Handle_height 1.0
Other_dims. rim width: 0,3
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 22.08.2002; 10.01.2006; 28.07.2006
The Ure Museum is part of
The University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading, RG6 6AH