1959 - 1983
1983 - 1986
Mary S. Bareiss 1983 Trust, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1986.
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Currently on view at: Getty Villa, Gallery 104, Archaic and Classical Greece
East Greek Lip Cup
Attributed to the Osborne House Painter (Greek, active about 550 - 525 B.C.)
Ionia (present-day western Turkey) (Gallery Label (created))
about 550 B.C.
8.9 × 18.7 × 14.3 cm (3 1/2 × 7 3/8 × 5 5/8 in.)
When this cup was filled, the water birds decorating the interior of the lip would have appeared to wade on the shore of the "wine dark sea." Made by an East Greek potter on the island of Samos in
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Langlotz, E. Studien zur Nordostgriechischen Kunst. Mainz: 1975, p. 193, no. 78; pl. 67, fig. 8.
"Acquisitions/1986." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 15 (1987), pp. 160-61, no. 7.
Shefton, Brian B. "East Greek Influences in Sixth-Century Attic Vase-Painting and Some Laconian Trails." Greek Vases in the J. Paul Getty Museum 4 (Occasional Papers on Antiquities 5). (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1989), pp. 41-72, figs. 1a-h.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Handbook of the Antiquities Collection (Los Angeles: 2002), p. 57.
Williams, Dyfri. "Some Thoughts on the Potters and Painters of Plastic Vases before Sotades." In Papers on Special Techniques in Athenian Vases. Edited by K. Lapatin (Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2008), p. 163.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Handbook of the Antiquities Collection. Rev. ed. (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2010), p. 59.