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302217, ATHENIAN, London, market, Christie's, London, British Museum, London, British Museum, Northampton, Castle Ashby, Deepdene, private, Thomas Hope, Canino, Lucien Bonaparte, Prince of Canino, 1980.11-29.1

  • Vase Number: 302217
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Sub Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: AMPHORA, NECK
  • Provenance: ITALY, ETRURIA, VULCI
  • Date: -550 to -500
  • Inscriptions: ANDOKIDES
    Signature: ANDOKIDESEPOIE
  • Attributed To: ANDOKIDES by SIGNATURE
    PSIAX by BEAZLEY
  • Decoration: Neck A: DIONYSOS WITH DRINKING HORN AND IVY BETWEEN SATYRS DANCING
    Neck B: WARRIOR IN FRONTAL CHARIOT BETWEEN YOUTHS
  • Current Collection: London, British Museum: 1980.10-29.1
  • Previous Collections:
    • Canino, Lucien Bonaparte, Prince of Canino
    • Deepdene, private, Thomas Hope
    • Northampton, Castle Ashby
    • London, market, Christie's
    • London, British Museum: 1980.11-29.1
  • Publication Record: American Journal of Archaeology: 99 (1995) 638, FIG.6 (NB)
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters (Oxford, 1956): 253.2, 293.7
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1, 2, 6
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, 1st ed. (Oxford, 1942): 10.19
    Beazley, J.D., Paralipomena (Oxford, 1971): 127
    Burlington Fine Arts Club, Exhibition of Ancient Greek Art, 1903 (London, 1904): PL.92
    Burlington Fine Arts Club. Catalogue of objects of Greek ceramic art: exhibited in 1888 (London, 1888): PL.18
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 65, 76
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: NORTHAMPTON, CASTLE ASHBY, 3-4, PLS.(661,662) 6.1-4, 7.1 View Whole CVA Plates
    Hoppin, A., A Handbook of Greek Black-figured Vases (Paris, 1924): 51
    Hoppin, A., A Handbook of Greek Black-figured Vases (Paris, 1924): 51
    Immerwahr, H., Attic Script, A Survey (Oxford, 1990): PL.17.77 (RIM)
    Journal of Hellenic Studies: 114 (1994) PL.8A (AH)
    Metropolitan Museum Journal: 36 (2001) 20, FIGS.10-11 (A, PART OF OR)
    Pfuhl, E., Malerei und Zeichnung der Griechen (Munich, 1923): FIGS.267-8
    Pfuhl, E., Malerei und Zeichnung der Griechen (Munich, 1923): FIGS.267-8
    Silver, V., The Lost Chalice, The Real-Life Chase for One of the World's Rarest Masterpieces, a Priceless 2,500-Year-Old Artifact Depicting the Fall of Troy (New York, 2009): PL. AT 216 (A)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=4925
  • AVI Record Number: 4749
  • CAVI Collection: London 1980.11-29.1.
  • CAVI Lemma: BF neck amphora. From Vulci. Psiax. 530-520.
  • CAVI Subject: Neck: A: Dionysus and satyrs. B: a frontal chariot.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: On the reserved top of the mouth on side A, in BG: Ανδοκιδες εποιε{1}. Complete.
  • CAVI Footnotes: E] {1} see Threatte (1996).
  • CAVI Comments: Ex Castle Ashby. On the signatures of Andokides see AttScr (1990), 58. Once Canino and Hope collections. Beazley in `Castle Ashby' 10 lists similarities of this with two other amphoras of the same class but painted by the Antimenes Painter, ABV 274/120 and 121; their Dionysiac scenes are also similar in content. All have black bodies suggesting perhaps metal prototypes. The placement of the signature on the rim also imitates metal practice (CVA, p. 4).
  • CAVI Number: 4749
  • AVI Bibliography: Gerhard (1849), 100/70 (Hope coll.) (old bibl.). — Beazley (1929b), 9/17. — ABV (1956), 293/7, 253/2. — ARV[2] (1963), 6. — Para. (1971), 127. — J. Boardman and M. Robertson, CVA Northampton, Castle Ashby, Great Britain 15 (1979), Castle Ashby (1979), no. 3, pls. 6,1-4 and 7; pl. 6,2 is ph. of signature (bibl.). — Add.[2] (1989), 76. — AttScr (1990), no. 307, fig. 77. — Threatte (1996), 511.
  • CAVI / AVI Data from Henry Immerwahr's Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions (CAVI), updated by Rudoph Wachter's Attic Vase Inscriptions (AVI)
  • Pleiades URI: https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/413393
  • Coordinates: 42.421429,11.702499
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 42.419009,11.6298975
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