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THREE ATTIC POTTERY CUPS
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THREE ATTIC POTTERY CUPS

CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.

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THREE ATTIC POTTERY CUPS
CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.
Including a red-figured kylix, attributed to the Painter of London D12, the tondo with a seated draped figure to the left, a standing draped figure to the right with a large kalathos, enclosed within a band of meander and crossed-squares; a black-figured skyphos, attributed to the Haimon Group, each side with two figures mounting a chariot, a draped figure beside them, flanked by palmettes; and a black-figured kylix, attributed to the Caylus Painter, the tondo with a standing warrior with a Boeotian shield, both sides of the exterior with Dionysos seated at the center, holding a kantharos, flanked by dancing satyrs and maenads, dotted vines in the field
Red-figured kylix: 9 in. (22.9 cm.) diameter, excluding handles (3)
Provenance
Kylikes: J.J. Dixwell, Boston; gifted to the MFA, Boston, 1876.
Skyphos: Francis Amory; gifted to the MFA, Boston, 1887.
All: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Antiquities, Sotheby's, New York, 12 June 2001, lot 264.
Literature
All:
E. Robinson, Catalogue of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Vases, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 1883, nos. 395, 360 and 371.
Red-figured kylix:
J.D. Beazley, Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, vol. II, Oxford, 1963, no. 962.75.
P. Truitt, Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, vol. LXVII, Boston, 1969, no. 348, pp. 76ff., fig 6.
Thomas H. Carpenter, et al., Beazley Addenda, Oxford, 1989, p. 308.
Beazley Archive Database no. 213074.
Skyphos:
J.D. Beazley, Attic Black Figure Vase-Painters, Oxford, 1956, p. 567, no 637.
Beazley Archive Database no. 331735.
Black-figured kylix:
M. True, CVA, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 2, Cambridge, 1978, p. 45, pl. 104.
J. Burrow, CVA, Tubingen 3, Munich, 1973, p. 41, pl. 31, 1-4.
O. Paoletti, "Coppa Attica Bilingue" in Nachrichten aus dem Martin-von-Wagner-Museum der Universität Würzburg in Archäologischer Anzeiger, Würzburg, 1988, p. 333, fn. 191.
L. Hannestad, The Castellani Fragments in the Villa Giulia, Athenian Black Figure, I, Aarhus, 1989, p. 48 under no. 309.
Beazley Archive Database no. 815.

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