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Terracotta lekanis (dish)

Attributed to the Stuttgart Group

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
late 4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm); diameter 22 13/16 in. (58 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1969
Accession Number:
69.11.8
  • Description

    Interior, Eos in her chariot; below, Eros, a woman and swan

  • Provenance

    From a tomb near Canosa, Italy (Mayer 1898, p. 216-217)

    1895, excavated in a tomb near Canosa, on the property of Savino Scocchera; until 1901, collection of Henri de Morgan; 1901, sold at the auction of the collection of Henri de Morgan at the American Art Galleries, New York; [until 1969, with Thomas H. Watkins II, Michigan]; acquired in 1969, purchased from Thomas H. Watkins II.

  • References

    Mayer, Maximilian. 1898. "“Notizie degli scavi, Gennario 1898.”." Notizie degli scavi di antichità, : pp. 216-218.

    Jacobsthal, Paul. 1944. Early Celtic Art. Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 150, pl. 259, fig. D.

    Oliver, Andrew Jr. 1968. The Reconstruction of Two Apulian Tomb Groups, Beiheft zur Halbjahresschrift Antike Kunst, Vol. 5. Bern: A. Francke, pp. 6 n. 12 bis, 12-13, pl. 8.2.

    von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1975. The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965-1975, : p. 127.

    Smith, H.R.W. 1976. Funerary Symbolism in Apulian Vase-Painting. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 259-264, 272.

    Schneider-Herrmann, Gisela. 1977. Apulian Red-Figured Paterae with Flat or Knobbed Handles, Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies Supplement, Vol. 34. London: Institute Of Classical Studies, no. 163, pp. 101-2.

    Trendall, Arthur Dale and Alexander Cambitoglou. 1978. The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia. Late Apulia., Vol. 2. Oxford: Clarendon Press, no. 217, p. 979, pl. 384, 1.

    Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneleise, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

    Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneleise, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1986. Atherion-Eros, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 3. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen, Eos, no. 11; Eros, no. 923a.

    Schauenburg, Konrad. 1986. "Herakles in Neapel." Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Römische Abteilung, 93: p. 152, pl. 48.2.

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