AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED DINOS
ATTRIBUTED TO THE PAINTER OF LOUVRE MNB 1148, CIRCA 340-320 B.C.
The body with an elaborate encircling scene centered by Dionysos reclining to his left on a kline below a grape arbor, holding his fillet ties in his right hand, a phiale in his left, Ariadne seated before him wearing a patterned chiton and a himation, a double flute in her hand, with a procession of satyrs and maenads approaching from both sides, from the right a nude satyr with a torch and a situla, Paposilenos kneeling on an ass, holding a skewer of meat and a large skyphos, a young satyr holding the ass's tail, a draped female with two bunches of grapes and a dish filled with cakes, a nude youth with a torch and a thyrsos, a draped female with a tympanum and a nude youth with a basket, and from the left a nude satyr beside a tree gesturing toward the god, a draped maenad with a thyrsos and a situla, and a satyr with a torch alongside a goat, fillets, wreaths and florals in the field; a band of meander below, tongues and ovolo on the shoulders, ivy vine on the neck, ovolo on the rim, details in added white and red
11¼ in. (28.6 cm.) high