Neck Amphora (Storage Jar) With Double Handles: Triton With Scepter And Dolphin; Woman Running
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1927.150
People
Attributed to The Berlin Painter, Greek ( 500 BCE - 470 BCE)
Title
Neck Amphora (storage jar) with Double Handles: Triton with Scepter and Dolphin; Woman Running
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 490 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Attica
Period
Archaic period
Culture
Greek
Location
Level 3, Room 3400, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Art
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Red-figure
Dimensions
30.8 cm h x 18 cm diam. (12 1/8 x 7 1/16 in.)
Provenance
Edward Perry Warren, Esq., London, (by 1927-1928), gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1927.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Beazley Archive Database #201859
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Edward P. Warren, Esq.
Accession Year
1927
Object Number
1927.150
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Descriptions
Description
A: Triton with sceptre and dolphin; B: Nereid
Publication History

George M. A. Hanfmann, Greek Art and Life, An Exhibition Catalogue, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1950), no. 139.

J. D. Beazley, Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, The Clarendon Press (Oxford, England, 1963), 200,49

Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae (LIMC), Artemis (Zürich, Switzerland, 1999), Vol. 8, Triton 1.

Exhibition History

Greek Art and Life: From the Collections of the Fogg Art Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Private Lenders, Fogg Art Museum, 03/07/1950 - 04/15/1950

Fragments of Antiquity: Drawing Upon Greek Vases, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/15/1997 - 12/28/1997

The Centaur’s Smile : the human animal in early Greek art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, 02/22/2004 - 05/16/2004; Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, 10/11/2003 - 01/18/2004

Ancient to Modern, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2012 - 06/01/2013

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted