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1167, ATHENIAN, Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Basel, market, Münzen und Medaillen A.G., New York (N.Y.), market, Emmerich, ST277

  • Vase Number: 1167
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: CUP A
  • Date: -550 to -500
  • Inscriptions: NIKOSTHENES
    Signature: NIKOSTHEN[ES] MEPOIESEN
    Transcription: NIKOSTHENES
  • Attributed To: NIKOSTHENES by SIGNATURE
  • Decoration: A: ATHENA BETWEEN EYES
    B: HERAKLES WITH KANTHAROS BETWEEN EYES
    I: GORGONEION
    Under handle: VINE
  • Last Recorded Collection: Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe: 1970.99
  • Previous Collections:
    • New York (N.Y.), market, Emmerich
    • Basel, market, Münzen und Medaillen A.G.
    • Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe: ST277
  • Publication Record: Andre Emmerich Gallery: 2.7-3.19.1968, 13, NO.12 (A, B)
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: HAMBURG, MUSEUM FUR KUNST UND GEWERBE 1, 57-59, FIG.30, PLS.(2006,2008) 40.3-4, 42.1-4 View Whole CVA Plates
    Hildebrandt, F., Antike Bilderwelten: Was griechische Vasen erzählen (Mainz, 2017): 34, 137, FIGS.27, 136 (COLOUR OF A AND PART OF B)
    Jahrbuch der Hamburger Kunstsammlungen: 16 (1971), 216-217 (I, A, B)
    Kunstwerke der Antike: Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Basel, sale catalogue: 40 (13.12.1969), PL.22, NO.67 (I, A, B)
    Tosto, V., The Black-figure Pottery Signed "Nikosthenes Epoiesen", Allard Pierson Series 11 (Amsterdam, 1999): PLS.42.169, 147.169 (I, B, PROFILE)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=4088
  • AVI Record Number: 3878
  • LIMC ID: 22758
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-74e62199edb5d-3
  • CAVI Collection: Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe 1970.99.
  • CAVI Lemma: BF eye cup. Unattributed. Nikosthenes, potter. 530-520. Ca. 530 (Cahn).
  • CAVI Subject: Int.: gorgoneion. A: between eyes: Athena. B: between eyes: Heracles with kantharos. Under the handles: vine.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: B: Above Heracles' head, below the rim: Nικοσθεν[ες] μεποιεσεν{1}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} so Add.[2], but Cahn and Bea. Arch. have Nικοσθεν[ες]. The photo in Auktion shows a gap of two letters and no sign of restoration; Cahn says restorations are insignificant. It is unclear whether the two letters were ever written.
  • CAVI Number: 3878
  • AVI Bibliography: BADB 1167. — Emmerich Gallery (1968), 13/12 (A, B). — M&M-Auction (1969), pl. 22/67 (all). — E. Brümmer, CVA Hamburg 1, Germany 41 (1976), Hamburg 1 (1976), pls. 40,3-4, and 42,1-4, fig. 30 (profile); p. 58, facs. of inscription. — Add.[2] (1989), 401.
  • CAVI / AVI Data from Henry Immerwahr's Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions (CAVI), updated by Rudoph Wachter's Attic Vase Inscriptions (AVI)
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