Terracotta plate

Attributed to Paseas
ca. 510 B.C.
Greek, Attic
Terracotta; red-figure
Diam.: 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Credit Line:
The Bothmer Purchase Fund, and Gift of Andrés A. Mata, 2010
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
In the tondo, two revelers, one playing the double flute, the other holding a skyphos (deep drinking cup).
Said to have been found at Bettolle, Tuscany, in the park of the Villa Passerini, before 1879 (Helbig 1879, p. 241)

By 1879, collection of the Counts Passerini; 1961, purchased by Dr. Heinz Hoek through Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Basel; from 1961, collection of Dr. Heinz Hoek, Riehen, Switzerland; inherited by one of his grandchildren, William Hoek, Brussels; purchased from W. Hoek by Robert Haber; [until 2010, with Robert Haber and Associates, New York]; acquired in 2010, purchased from Robert Haber and Associates.
Helbig, Wolfgang. 1879. "Viaggio nell’Etruria." Bullettino dell'Instituto di Corrispondenza Archeologica, XI: p. 241.

Münzen und Medaillen A.G. 1961. Kunstwerke der Antike: Skulpturen, Terrakotten, Bronzen, Keramik, Goldschmuck. May 13, 1961. lot 157, pl. 48.

Griefenhagen, Adolf. 1961. "Lekythos des Kerberosmalers." Jahrbuch der Berliner Museen, 3: p. 130 n. 30.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 1630, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Lullies, Reinhard. 1964. Griechische Plastik, Vasen und Kleinkunst : Leigaben aus Privatbesitz : [Ausstellung] vom 27. Mai bis 27. September 1964. no. 56, Kassel: Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Kassel.

Carpenter, Thomas H., Thomas Mannack, and Melanie Mendonça. 1989. Beazley Addenda: Additional References to ABV, ARV² & Paralipomena. no. 163. 2 bis, p. 182, Oxford.

Iozzo, Mario. 2006. "Osservazioni sulle più antiche importazioni di ceramica greca a Chiusi e nel suo territorio." Cahiers du Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: Les clients de la céramique grecque, Juliette de La Genière, ed. no. 6, pp. 116 n. 55, 242, pl. XII.2, Paris: l'Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres.

Picón, Carlos A., Joan R. Mertens, Christopher S. Lightfoot, and Dr. Seán Hemingway. 2010. "Recent Acquisitions: A Selection 2008–2010." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 68(2): p. 8.