Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Nolan neck-amphora with triple handles

Attributed to the Nikon Painter
ca. 470 B.C.
Greek, Attic
Terracotta; red-figure
H. 33.40 cm.
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
Not on view
Obverse, Demeter with torch and scepter
Reverse, youth with libation bowl
Inscription: Inscribed: "Kallikles is handsome"
Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p. 99, Gallatin pl. 52.1a–b, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 87, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 650, no. 9, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1986. Atherion-Eros, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 3. Demeter, no. 220, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

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