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Accession_Number REDMG:1950.25.1
adlib_title Apulian red figure; ruddled; added colour (yellow and white) mug
Shape Mug
Shape_description Type 8B oinochoe. Wide mouth with rounded, slightly overhanging rim flaring out from a broad neck, attached sharply to the top of the barrel-shaped body, with a moulded ring foot, with a vertical upper part and a grooved, slightly broadening lower part; narrow, flat resting surface; slightly concave underside. Two-piece handle, knotted at the top, splays at the attachment to the rim.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Apulian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/4
Decoration Black interior to bottom of rim. Laurel wreath, to right, on neck, above a row of widely spaced dots. Body decorated with egg-and-dot frieze, between reserved bands, which stops short of the handle on either side; figural zone except beneath handle (palmette with floral blossom at centre, three vertical lines at heart, vegetal ornament and flowing tendrils on either side); inverted waves, to right. Exterior surface of foot is ruddled on the upper part. Reserved resting surface and underside except for black circle at centre, surrounded by broad ruddled band, and black on inner foot ring. The figural scene shows a female figure, dressed in a belted, sleeveless chiton, reclining on her front, profile to right, reaching towards a phiale held by Eros, who advances profile to left, crouched and holding a wreath in his lowered right hand and a phiale in his upraised left hand. Both wear their hair identically: spike stephanai, sakkoi, and pony tails. Behind Eros a bird, profile to the right, on a perirrhanterion (pedestal basin). Added white, ‘gilded’ with yellow, on floral and vegetal ornament, headdresses, wings, and basin.
Inscriptions
Condition Nearly complete, except for missing a large chip on the rim (shows signs of previous restoration); handle has been reattached. Decoration cracked around handle attachment; lower part of body gouged in places, as is the underside.
Technique/Style Red figure; ruddled; added colour (yellow and white)
Provenance
Period Late Classical
Date 375-350
Dating_details
Artist Lampas Painter
Attribution
Image
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Front view of an Apulian red-figure mug, showing a woman and Eros.
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Oblique view of an Apulian red-figure mug, showing exterior decoration and the broken rim.
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Right side view, from slightly above, of an Apulian red-figure mug.
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Left side view of Apulian red-figure mug.
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Top view of Apulian mug, showing the interior.
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Bottom view of an Apulian mug, showing the base.
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Oblique view, from above, of an Apulian red-figure mug.
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Left side view of an Apulian red-figure mug.
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Front view of an Apulian red-figure mug, showing a nymph and an Eros.
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Right side view of an Apulian red-figure mug, showing bird on a perirrhanterion.
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Back view of an Apulian red-figure mug.
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Oblique view, from below, of an Apulian red-figure mug.
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Bottom view of an Apulian red-figure mug, showing the underside.
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Left side view of the knotted handle of an Apulian red-figure mug.
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Front view of the knotted handle of an Apulian red-figure mug.
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Detail of the body of an Apulian red-figure mug, showing a woman reclining to the right.
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Detail of the body of an Apulian red-figure mug, showing a woman reclining to the right.
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Detail of the body of an Apulian red-figure mug, showing an Eros, advancing to the left.
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Comparanda
Bibliography A. Cambitoglou, BSR 19 (1951) 39-42, pl. V.2-4; Cambitoglou/Trendall 1961, 82.2; RFVA 10/209
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 12.0
Diameters Rim 10.7, body 11.0, base 8.3
Handle_height 4.8
Other_dims. W. incl. handle 13.1
Location Myth and religion
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey; Joana Varela
Date_edited 06.06.2002; 18.10.2004; 11.01.2006; 24.04.2017
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