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Accession_Number 56.8.6
adlib_title Etruscan polychrome; incised; etrusco-corinthian stemmed dish or cup; kothon
Shape Stemmed dish; cup; kothon
Shape_description Rounded cup with sharply incurving rim and shallow bowl, on a short hollow stem which broadens to a disk foot with a grooved foot, and deeply concave underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Etruscan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/4 Pale brown clay, no inclusions or mica.
Decoration Interior: black not carefully applied , not lustrous. Purple band towards the the edge framed by two thinner black bands. Exterior: around rim black band with white dots; Animal frieze on the bowl. Four swans (water birds), facing right, alternating with incised rosettes. Background filled with small decorative patterns of undefined shape that often bear incisions. Black band below. Black stem and upper surface of foot; reserved groove on vertical surface of foot; reserved underside. Added purple and white on the birds' wings and the rosettes.
Inscriptions
Condition Stem appears to have been repaired just above foot. Small chip in rim and edge of the foot. White has faded at parts. Surface is in good condition.
Technique/Style Polychrome; incised; Etrusco-Corinthian
Provenance
Period High Archaic
Date 580-560
Dating_details
Artist Rosoni Painter
Attribution Szilágyi 1998, 347/228. For the Rosoni Painter, a 'third generation' member of the Vulci School, see also C. Albizzati, Vasi antichi dipinti del Vaticano II (Rome 1925) 48-49; J.D. Beazley, Raccolta Guglielmi (Vatican, CHECK 1939) 74 n. 84; G. Kubler, Some Etruscan Versions of Corinthian Ceramics', Marsyas 2 (1942) 9; W.L. Brown, The Etruscan Lion (Oxford 1960) 55-56, 57 n. 1; G. Colonna, 'Il ciclo etrusco-corinzio dei Rosoni', StEtr 29 (1961) 50-62; G. Colonna, 'La ceramica etrusco-corinzia e le problematica storica dell'Orientalizzante Recente', AC 13 (1961) 16-17 n. 8; D.A. Amyx, 'Some Etrusco-Corinthian Vase-Painters' in Studi Banti (1965) 3-4; D.A. Amyx, 'The Mingor Painter and others: Etrusco-Corinthian Addenda', StEtr 35 (1967) 101-104; Szilágyi 1975, 124-25; M. Martelli, 'Il ciclo Etrusco-Corinzio dei rosoni: qualche addendum, RivStLig 44 (1978, publ. 1983) 63-67; Amyx 1988, 696
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Side view of an Etrusco-Corinthian stemmed cup, showing the design around the body.
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Side view of an Etrusco-Corinthian stemmed cup, showing the design around the body.
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Top view of an Etrusco-Corinthian stemmed cup, showing the interior and the mouth.
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Side view of an Etrusco-Corinthian stemmed cup, showing the design around the body.
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Side view of an Etrusco-Corinthian stemmed cup, showing the design around the body.
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Top view of an Etrusco-Corinthian stemmed cup, showing the interior and the mouth.
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View of the base of an Etrusco-Corinthian stemmed cup.
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Side view of an Etrusco-Corinthian stemmed cup, showing a swan facing left.
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Oblique view, from slightly above, of an Etrusco-Corinthian stemmed cup, showing a swan between rosettes.
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Side view of an Etrusco-Corinthian stemmed cup, showing the design around the body.
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Vew of the base of an Etrusco-Corinthian stemmed cup.
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Top view of an Etrusco-Corinthian stemmed cup, showing the interior and the mouth.
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Comparanda
Bibliography Szilágyi 1998, 347/228
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Beazley_DB
Height 5.9
Diameters Bowl Diam. 10.7; stem 2.6; base 6.3 mouth: 7
Handle_height
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Location Shape
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 23.07.2002; 12.12.2003; 11.01.2006; 22.08.2006
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