Main panel: Nike and youth, upper half

Main panel: Nike

Main panel: youth

Overview: handle rear

Overview: handle left

Handle: decoration

Collection: Berlin, Antikenmuseen
Summary: Nike and Youth
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Painter: Attributed to the Berlin Painter
Date: ca. 500 BC

H. with handle 28.3 cm.

Primary Citation: ARV2, (210.184 bis); Para, 345; Beazley Addenda 2, 196
Shape: Oinochoe
Period: Archaic


The vase is in excellent condition.

Decoration Description:

Nike and youth. Nike flying with a wreath to a youth who carries an acontion. The Nike flies in from the left holding a wreath toward the youth with outstretched hands. Her wings are extended behind her, and she wears a chiton, short mantle and a broad fillet over her hair. The youth (a victor in the javelin throw?) stands on the right holding an acontion in his right hand. He wears a mantle and wreath.

Sources Used:

Gehrig et al. F├╝hrer, 140.

Other Bibliography:

Berl. Museen 1965, 2-3; Boardman 1975, fig. 161; Greifenhagen 1968, fig. 42; Hoffmann 1971a, 125, figs. 100a-b.