Overview: face right

Overview: face front

Overview: face left

Overview: face oblique right front

Overview: face oblique left front

Overview: face rear

Collection: Toledo Museum of Art
Summary: Head of a satyr
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Painter: Attributed to Class O: The Sabouroff Class
Date: ca. 470 BC

H. 0.15 m., d. rim 0.093 m., d. foot 0.058 m.

Primary Citation: ARV2, 1544.6; Para, 504
Shape: Satyr head vase
Period: Early Classical

Decoration Description:

The vase is formed as the head of a satyr. The lines of the beard are incised, while the front of each ear shows added red. Rows of applied clay pellets form the hair on the forehead. Under the rim a double row of ivy leaves in added white decorate the front of the vessel.

Sources Used: CVA, USA, fasc. 17, 37, pl. 57

Other Bibliography: Luckner 1972, 80