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Terracotta skyphos (deep drinking cup)

Attributed to the Tondo Group
Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
ca. 325–300 B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); diameter 3 1/8 in. (8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.286.33
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
07.286.33: floral ornaments with maenad heads; 51.11.1: floral tendrils with duck

Rogers Fund, 1951 (51.11.1)

The imaginative rendering of lyrical tendrils and flowers is reminiscent of similar motifs on Greek pottery of Southern Italy, especially Apulia.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 186, fig. 128, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 186, fig. 128, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1946. Attic Red-Figured Vases: A Survey. p. 72, fig. 49, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1947. Etruscan Vase Painting. no. 1, p. 116, pls. 28.6-.7, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1952. "Some Etruscan Vases." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 10(5): p. 146.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1958[1946]. Attic Red-Figured Vases: A Survey, Revised Edition, 2nd edn. p. 72, fig. 49, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Harari, Maurizio. 1980. Il "Gruppo Clusium" della ceramografia etrusca. no. 5, pp. 78, 181, figs. 3-4, pl. 59, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Pfrommer, Michael. 1987. Studien zu Alexandrinischer und Grossgriechischer Toreutik frühhellenistischer Zeit, Archäologische Forschungen 16. n. 210, n. 654, Berlin: Mann.

Harari, Maurizio. 1990. "Il pittore dell' Aja a Leida e il problema del gruppo 'Funnel'." Studi Etruschi, 70: no. 5, p. 78, pl. 59.

Cristofani, Mauro. 1992. "La ceramografia etrusca fra eta tardo-classica ed ellenismo." Studi Etruschi, 58: p. 102, 113.

Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 367, pp. 309, 476, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 6.50a, pp. 11, 211, 212, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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