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Accession_Number REDMG:1935.87.7
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 blacked just inside rim, leaving interior walls reserved. Handle, back of neck, and back of body are all black. Wave pattern on neck forms upper part of a reserved frame around a figural scene. This scene depicts a horned youth, running to right but facing profile to left, with cloak over his left arm, carrying a tray in his right hand. Tendrils each side of him emerge from the base and four rosettes and one fillet are in the field. Added white and yellow on horns, rosettes, tray and head dress. Foot is black on outside and the base is reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Misfired slightly on back of object. Untidy on base. Much white detail remains visible.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance
Period Early 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 view. Shows youth, carrying tray, with cloth over his other arm.
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Front view of an Apulian red-figure oinochoe, showing a youth running to the right.
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Oblique view, from above, of an Apulian red-figure oinochoe.
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Right side view of an Apulian red-figure oinochoe.
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Back view of an Apulian red-figure oinochoe.
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Left side view of an Apulian red-figure oinochoe.
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Front view of an Apulian red-figure oinochoe, showing a youth running to the right.
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Bottom view of an Apulian red-figure oinochoe, showing the reserved base.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 31.4; RFVA 21/165
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 17.5
Diameters Body 11.0; base 9.5
Handle_height 7.4
Other_dims.
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Karen
Date_edited 09.09.2002; 21.04.2004
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