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    Sale 2056

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    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 105

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED HYDRIA

    CIRCLE OF THE DARIUS AND UNDERWORLD PAINTERS, CIRCA 320 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED HYDRIA
    CIRCLE OF THE DARIUS AND UNDERWORLD PAINTERS, CIRCA 320 B.C.
    With a standing nude youth, possibly Dionysos, a mantle draped over his forearms, holding a thyrsos in his right hand, a patera in his left, facing a female seated on a rock, a wreath in her right hand, a fillet, a wreath and rosettes in the field; meander and dotted crossed squares below, laurel on the neck, dots below, vertical lines on the rim, a large palmette and tendrils below the vertical handle, details in added white
    13¼ in. (33.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Paris Private Collection, 1970s.
    with Galerie Mythes et Legendes, Paris.