12 June 2002
PROPERTY OF PROFESSOR AND MRS. SID PORT
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED TREFOIL OINOCHOE
Attributed to the Class of Würzburg 351, Circa 500 B.C.
With Dionysus and a woman, perhaps Ariadne, reclining on a kline, leaning on a pillow, their lower bodies covered by their himatia, both holding their hands to their chests, Dionysus with a wreath in his hair, the woman with her hair pulled back and tied in a fillet, a dog crouching below, with grape vines in the field, details in added white and red; the scene framed by bands of dots, vertical lines above, a band of key at the base of the neck
8½ in. (21.6 cm) high
Antiquities, Christie's New York, 4 June 1999, lot 14
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For the Class of Würzburg 351 see p. 428ff in Beazley, Attic Black-figure Vase-painters.
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