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302436, ATHENIAN, London, British Museum, London, British Museum, London, British Museum, 1867,0508.1007

  • Vase Number: 302436
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: CUP, LITTLE MASTER LIP
  • Provenance: ITALY, ETRURIA, VULCI
  • Date: -575 to -525
  • Inscriptions: Signature: CHSENOKLES:EPOIESEN
    XENOKLES
  • Attributed To: Imitation of C P by BEAZLEY
    XENOKLES P by BEAZLEY
    XENOKLES by SIGNATURE
  • Decoration: A1: HADES (?) POSEIDON AND ZEUS BETWEEN PEGASOI
    AB2: SIGNATURES BETWEEN PALMETTES
    B1: DIONYSOS WITH VINE WITH GRAPES AND KANTHAROS, ARIADNE OR SEMELE WITH FLOWER, HERMES, GODDESS
    I: WINGED WOMAN RUNNING (NIKE ?)
  • Last Recorded Collection: London, British Museum: B425
  • Previous Collections:
  • Publication Record: Beazley, J.D., Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters (Oxford, 1956): 184
    Beazley, J.D., Paralipomena (Oxford, 1971): 76
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 51
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: LONDON, BRITISH MUSEUM 2, IIIHe.5, PL.(71) 13.1A-C View Whole CVA Plates
    Hamdorf, D., Dionysos, Bacchus, Kult und Wandlungen des Weingottes (Munich, 1986): 83, PL.45 (B)
    Heesen, P., Athenian Little-Master Cups (Amsterdam, 2011): 54, FIG.33A, 57, FIGS.34A-B, 247, FIG.127.9, PLS. 25C-E, 26A-B (I, A, B, PARTS OF A AND B, AH)
    Hirayama, T., Kleitias and Attic Black-Figure Vases in the Sixth-Century B.C. (Tokyo, 2010): FIG.19K-L (PARTS OF A AND B)
    Isler-Kerenyi, C., Dionysos in Archaic Greece, An Understanding through Images (Leiden, 2007): FIG.99 (B1)
    Lang-Auinger, C. and Trinkl, E. (eds.), Phyta kai Zoia. Pflanzen und Tiere auf griechischen Vasen, Beihefte zum Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum Österreich, Band 2 (Vienna, 2015): 49, FIG.4 (B1)
    Lenormant, C. and de Witte, J., Elite des monuments ceramographiques (1837-61): I, PL.24 (COLOUR DRAWINGS OF A AND B)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: IV, PL.211, HADES 14 (A)
    Schefold, K., Götter- und Heldensagen der Griechen in der Früh- und Hocharchaischen Kunst (Munich, 1993): 222, FIG.230 (A)
    Vermeule, E., Aspects of Death in Early Greek Art and Poetry (Berkeley, 1979): 34, FIG.26 (A1)
    Wolf, W-P., Xenokles und die zänkischen Götter Eine ikonographische Neubewertung der Kleinmeisterschale des Xenokles im Londoner British Museum (2024): 9, 13, 26, 44, FIGS.1, 5, 10 (DRAWINGS OF SIGNATURE, I, A AND B)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=4496
  • AVI Record Number: 4324
  • LIMC ID: 647
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-73acb53a3c5ee-5
  • British Museum Link: https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/G_1867-0508-1007
  • CAVI Collection: London B 425.
  • CAVI Lemma: BF lip cup. From Vulci. Related to Xenokles Painter{1}. Xenokles, potter. Third quarter sixth.
  • CAVI Subject: Int.: a winged goddess (Nike?). Lip: A: between pegasi: Zeus, Poseidon, and another god (Hades?). B: Dionysus with Ariadne (or Semele), Hermes, and a goddess.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Handle zone: A: Χσενοκλες : εποιεσεν. B: Χσενοκλες : εποιεσεν.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} signature and palmettes are in the same style as the four cups attributed to the Xenokles Painter; `Nike' is also comparable to the C Painter's (Beazley).
  • CAVI Comments: = 1867.5-8.1007. The foot is alien.@@[[Diameter: 216.]]
  • CAVI Number: 4324
  • AVI Bibliography: Photos. — Lenormant–de Witte (1837–61), pl. 24. — CIG 4 (1855–77), no. 8262. — H.B. Walters in BM Cat. B (1893), 425. — A.H. Smith and F.N. Pryce, CVA London 2, Great Britain 2 (1926), II H e, pl. 13,1a-c. — Beazley (1932), 178. — ABV (1956), 184, middle. — Para. (1971), 76. — [[Schauenburg (1974), ph. 202 fig. 5 (A, uncl.) and 6 (B, quite cl.)]]. — Add.[2] (1989), 51.
  • 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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