By John Harris
The gathering of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman of recent York is likely one of the most crucial deepest collections of historic Greek and Roman paintings within the usa and one of the most vital on this planet. Its greater than 300 obects span the Bronze Age to the overdue vintage. They contain bronze statuettes, marble sculpture, vases, jewellery, lamps and candelabra, keys, weights, and silver bowls and utensils. a fondness for Antiquities offers old and descriptive information regarding the items via a gaggle of eighteen distinct participants.
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The ruff's edge is emphasized by a broad band of paint, and the modeled pop-eyes stare out from large painted circles. The mouth is a small hole from which liquid could have been dispensed. On the hedgehog's right shoulder are two vertical slashes. On the tail section of the body, the left side is marked by irregular diagonal lines, and the right by horizontal lines. Each midsection is covered by the elongated figure of an animal with four dangling legs that terminate in backward curls. Each has a long-eared head atop a long, ladder-patterned neck and a solid body.
4 UNDERSIDE BIBLIOGRAPHY: Unpublished. RELATED REFERENCES: V. Karageorghis, The Civilization of Prehistoric Cyprus (New York, 1983), p. 194, no. 159. -G. Bucholz and V. Karageorghis, Prehistoric Greece and Cyprus (London, 1973), p. 377. —M. J-N. C. 7 cm Condition: Intact; some surface wear. The sides of this wide-mouthed jar for carrying water look almost as if they are already sagging with the weight of the vessel's intended burden. This type of vase made its first appearance around this time and became a standard shape throughout the history of Greek vase making.
Master Bronzes from the Classical World (Mainz, 1967) Ojh Jahreshefte der Osterreichischen Archaologischen Instituts in Wien Para J. D. Beazley, Paralipomena: Additions to Attic Black-figure Vasepainters and to Attic Red-figure Vase-painters (Oxford, 1971) RM Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archaologischen Instituts, Rb'mische Abteilung Rolley 1986 C. Rolley, Greek Bronzes (Fribourg, 1986) RVAp I/II A. D. Trendall and A. Cambitoglou, The Red-figured Vases of Apulia, 2 vols. (Oxford, 1978 and 1982) RVAp, Suppl.