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Accession_Number REDMG:1935.87.4
adlib_title Apulian red figure oinochoe
Shape Oinochoe
Shape_description Shape 3; trefoil mouth
Material Terracotta
Fabric Apulian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/3
Decoration Mouth is black just inside rim but interior walls are reserved. The handle is black all over as is back of neck and back of body. On neck at the front is a wave pattern which forms the horizontal part of a reserved outline to the picture. Within this box is a woman with flowing robes, facing to the right holding a wreath in her right hand and a plate / tray in her left. Tendril pattern to her right at bottom of picture and a rosette in the field. Added white to bracelets, head dress and rosette. Foot was originally black outside with reserved resting surface and flat base.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Paint is dirty thus losing its glaze in most areas and appearing very dull. Large areas of black have worn away, especially on back of oinochoe, below handle. Base has large area of deposit.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance
Period Hellenistic
Date 325-300
Dating_details
Artist B.M. Centaur Group
Attribution Trendall and Cambitoglou, RFVA 2.622.150 and 2.622.165, attribute this oinochoe, and a similar one in Reading, RM.87.35.7, to the B.M. Centaur Group, artists in the circle of the Darius Painter and the Underworld Painter.
Image
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Oinochoe, front. Woman carrying tray and garland, facing left.
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Front view of an Apulian red-figure oinochoe, showing a woman running to the left.
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Right side view of an Apulian red-figure oinochoe.
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Left side view of an Apulian red-figure oinochoe.
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Top view of an Apulian red-figure oinochoe, showing the trefoil lip.
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Front view of an Apulian red-figure oinochoe, showing a woman running to the left.
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Right side view of an Apulian red-figure oinochoe.
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Top view of an Apulian red-figure oinochoe, showing the trefoil lip.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 31.3; RFVA 21/150
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 18.0
Diameters Body 11.8; bsae 9.0
Handle_height 6.7
Other_dims.
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Karen
Date_edited 09.09.2002; 21.04.2004
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