Artist Greek
Title
  • Storage Jar Depicting a Gathering of Gods and Goddesses
  • Amphora (alternate title)
Date between 560 and 540 BCE
Medium clay
Dimensions Overall (jar): 16 1/8 × 10 5/8 inches (41 × 27 cm)
Overall (lid): 2 7/8 × 7 1/2 inches (7.3 × 19.1 cm)
Overall (with lid): 19 × 10 5/8 inches (48.3 × 27 cm)
Overall (diam. of foot): 5 13/16 inches (14.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund
Accession Number 63.18
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
On View Ancient Greek and Roman S2AA, Level 2 (see map)
Marks Marked, grafitto, underside of foot: [see Curatorial Card for reproduction of mark].
1924, (C. and E. Canessa, New York, New York, USA);
January 25-26, 1924, auctioned through (American Art Galleries, New York, New York, USA), lot 65;
collection of William Randolph Hearst;
April 5-6, 1963, auction of W. R. Hearst by (Park Bernet, New York, New York, USA), lot 92;
1963-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Sales cat., American Art Galleries. New York, January 25-26, 1924, lot 65.

W. R. Hearst. Sales cat., Parke-Bernet. New York, April 5-6, 1963, lot 92, (repr.).

Johnston, A. W. Trademarks on Greek Vases. Warminster, England, 1979, p. 125, type 3E, no. 35.

Madigan, B. Corinthian and Attic Vases in the Detroit Institute of Arts. In Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 12. Leiden/Boston, 2008, pp. 24-25, cat. 32, (fig. 48-50) [attributed to Group of Wurzburg 210].