203338, ATHENIAN, Basel, Antikenmuseum und Sammlung Ludwig, Arlesheim, S. Schweizer, Luzern, market, Ars Antiqua, BS440

  • Vase Number: 203338
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: CUP
  • Date: -500 to -450
  • Attributed To: ONESIMOS by BEAZLEY
  • Decoration: A,B: EROTIC, NAKED WOMAN ON WINESKIN BETWEEN MAN AND YOUTH, STAFFS, BASKET SUSPENDED
    I: KOMOS, MAN KNEELING WITH SKYPHOS, STAFF
  • Current Collection: Basel, Antikenmuseum und Sammlung Ludwig: BS440
  • Previous Collections:
    • Luzern, market, Ars Antiqua
    • Arlesheim, S. Schweizer
  • Publication Record: Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 326.86BIS, 1706
    Beazley, J.D., Paralipomena (Oxford, 1971): 359
    Bignasca, A. et al., Sex, Drugs und Leierspiel, Rausch und Ekstase in der Antike, 20. Oktober 2011 bis 29. Januar 2012 (Basel, 2011): 75, NO.58 (COLOUR OF B)
    Boardman, J., Athenian Red Figure Vases (London, 1975): FIG.233 (A)
    Burn, L., and Glynn, R., Beazley Addenda (Oxford, 1982): 107
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T., and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 216
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: BASEL, ANTIKENMUSEUM UND SAMMLUNG LUDWIG 2, 27-28, BEILAGE 3.2, PLS.(266,267,290,294) 10.2, 11.1-2, 34.2.6, 38.12 View Whole CVA Plates
    Keuls, E., The Reign of the Phallus (New York, 1985): 184, FIG.165
    Kilmer, M.F., Greek Erotica on Attic Red-Figure Vases (London, 1993): PL.AT P.146, R464 (A, B)
    Sparkes, B.A., The Red and the Black (London, 1996): 106, FIG.IV.10 (I)
    Vierneisel, K., and Kaeser, B. (eds.), Kunst der Schale, Kultur des Trinkens (Munich, 1990): 230, FIG.37.3 (A)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=2118
  • AVI Record Number: 1986
  • CAVI Collection: Basel, Antikenmuseum BS 440.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF cup. Onesimos. First quarter fifth. Ca. 490 (CVA).
  • CAVI Subject: Int.: bearded komast squatting, with a skyphos in his left hand; his staff put aside. Ext.: love making: A: hetaera leaning against a wineskin and lifting her left leg while holding onto a loop high above her with her left hand (so CVA); at left, a youth; at right, a bearded man holds a sandal in his right hand and stretches out his left arm. B: hetaera putting her head on a wineskin on the ground more animalium; on one side, a youth, on the other, a bearded man, both holding staffs.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Int.: above the komast: hο παις καλος?. On the bottom line, in thinned BG, widely spaced: hο παι[ς]. A: above the scene: hε πα]ις καλε{1}. B: to left and right of the basket that hangs above the hetaera: hε παι[ς] ^ καλε.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} my copy from CVA lacks the lefthand bracket.
  • CAVI Number: 1986
  • AVI Bibliography: ARV[2] (1963), 326/86 bis, 1706. — Brendel (1970), 27, pl. 19. — Para. (1971), 359. — Boardman (1976a), 287/14. — V. Slehoferova, CVA Basel 2, Switzerland 6 (1984), pls. 10,2, 11,1-2, 34,2,6, 38,12, Beilage 3,2, pp. 27-28 (facss.). — Add.[2] (1989), 216.
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