[German version] (Θηρικλῆς;
Thēriklês). Corinthian potter, fullest discussion. in Ath. 11,470e-472e. At the time of Aristophanes  (
c. 455-385 BC) T. is supposed to have made in clay a cup shape with a glossy black surface, also imitated in other materials (Theophr. H. plant. 5,3,2) and much praised in ancient literature; the term 'Thericlean' (
thēríkleios) was later used for other pot shapes as well. Steinhart, Matthias (Freiburg) Bibliography A. Blair Brownlee, Antimenean Dinoi, in: J. H. Oakley et al. (eds.), Athenian Potters and Painters, 1997, 517.