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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 201

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE AMPHORA

    LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE AMPHORA
    LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    Side A: a draped woman with hair bound in a sakkos, seated on a rocky outcrop, holding a phiale in her raised right hand, head turned back to look at the figure of winged Eros, his right leg resting on a rocky outcrop, holding a situla and mirror
    Side B: two himation clad youths each holding a staff
    Rays around the shoulder, palmettes above, band of wave pattern below the scenes, scrolling palmette under each handle, band of laurel under the rim, details in added white
    16 1/8 in. (41 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a French private collection, 1970s.