Red Figure Fish-Plate
|Artifact Identification||Red Figure Fish-Plate (1922.01.0060)|
|Period/Date||Classical, 350– 325 BCE|
|Culture||South Italian Greek, Apulian|
|Location||On Exhibitin the Ancient Mediterranean exhibit|
|Dimension 1 (Diameter)||24.0 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Diameter)||10.1 cm|
|Dimension 3 (Height)||6.1 cm|
|Measuring Remarks||D1 is the body diameter. D2 is the foot diameter.|
|Manufacturing Processes||Throwing, Firing, Painting, Glazing|
|Munsell Color Information||Black (N 2.5) -ns Strong Yellowish Brown ( 7.5 Y R 5/6) -ns|
APULIAN RED-FIGURE FISH-PLATE Shape and Ornament: Shallow plate with flaring rim, flaring foot set off by grooves. Central depression surrounded by two deep grooves, a reserved wave pattern, and a reserved band. On the reserved rim, bands of dilute glaze and black dots. Exterior rim and underside of foot glazed. SUBJECT: The main decoration is on the interior: bass, striped perch, squid and one small fish (coris?). Bodies in dilute glaze, with details in dark glaze. Accessory colors: White: for outline, fins, squid's tentacles, and two small crayfish (?), which are barely visible. About 350-325 B.C. Dated by A. D. Trendall. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 52, 4 and 55, 4.
London F 267 (H.B. Walters, Catalogue of Greek and Etruscan Vases in the British Museum [London 1896] vol. IV, pp. 120-121, fig. 22). London F 262 (A.D. Trendall. South Italian Vase Painting, p. 5, pl 16b). It has a central boss instead of a depression, with similar designs around it. I. McPhee and A.D. Trendall, Greek Red-figured Fish-Plates (14 Beiheft, Antike Kunst,1987) p. 101, cat. no. 11 E 29: bass, striped perch, squid and small fish (coris?)
Bohen, B. et al, From Alexander to Augustus. University of Illinois: Champaign, 1983. Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 41, Plate 52,4; 55,4.
|Credit Line/Dedication||University of Marburg Archaeological Seminar Collection, Dedicated by Dr. and Mrs. Allan C. Campbell.|