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1-2. Hydrien ; 3-5. Giessgefasse.

Image ID: 1624713

1-2. Hydrien ; 3-5. Giessgefasse. (1883)

Image Details

Image Title

:  1-2. Hydrien ; 3-5. Giessgefasse.


: Genick, A. -- Artist

Published Date

: 1883

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 42.5 x 37.5 cm.


: A detail of its handle is shown next to vessel 4. The handle of vessel 5 is directly behind its body, at a right angle to the spout. The dotted-line detail shows the handle's shape, size and position in relation to the jug. Vessel number 3 has a line drawing next to it showing the woman's face painted on its other side. Note 2.) A hydria was a vessel for holding and pouring water. An askos (Greek for "tube") or guttus was a smaller container for holding and pouring oil. These latter vessels usually had small, narrow spouts that sometimes doubled as handles. Apulia is a region of southeastern Italy which traded with Greece and was heavily influenced by its culture. Note 3.) Printed below image: "1-2. Hydrien. 3-5. Giessgefässe." [1-2. Hydrias (water vessels). 3-5. Pourers/sprinklers.] Written under image: "1. Attic hydria, 4th century B.C. 3. Apulian askos. 4. Small Attic guttus or oil flask. 5. Apulian guttus."

Original Source

: From Griechische Keramik. Ausgewählt und aufgenommen von A. Genick. Mit Beschreibung von Adolf Furtwängler. (Berlin Wasmuth 1883) Furtwängler, Adolf (1853-1907), Author.


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Pottery -- Greek

Source Description

: 2 folders (37 pictures); 1 oversize folder (8 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1624713

Record ID

: 1763282

Digital Item Published

: 8-26-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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