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An Attic Red-Figure Askos, ca. late 5th century BCE
Regular price$3,000 USD
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Askoi may have functioned as vinegar cruets, but we don’t really know. The shape of this example is typical: low, lenticular body, slightly domed on top and flat underneath, single bail handle, tilted trumpet mouth. On either side of the upper surface a young satyr, beardless but balding, steals up on a feline of some kind, often called a panther but perhaps a smaller species of wild cat.
For the same subject by what is surely the same painter, cf. Munich 2545; Hoffmann (1977) 12, Dg3; BAPD 11370.
References: Collin, #178, p.26.; Original Clark Catalog., #178, p. 250, part 2.CGA (1928) p. 123, #2680; CGA (1932), p. 117, #2680
Dimensions: Length: 4 1/2 inches (11.43 cm)
Exhibited: "The William A. Clark Collection; Treasures of a Copper King," Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, Montana: May 6 - July 30, 1989; Montana Historical Society, Helene, Montana: August 15 - October 7, 1989.
Condition: Repaired from multiple fragments, the figures worn, evidence of considerable re-painting.
Provenance: William A. Clark (1839 - 1925) Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, (1926 - 2014), American University Museum (2014 - 2021).
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