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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 125

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED PELIKE

    CIRCA 360 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED PELIKE
    CIRCA 360 B.C.
    The obverse with a draped woman and a nude youth, a short stele or altar in between, the youth to the left, his right arm akimbo, a strigil in his lowered left hand, the woman to the right, her left arm outstretched, her right arm above the stele; the reverse with two draped youths, one with a staff; a band of meander below the scenes, laurel on the neck, palmettes flanked by tendrils below the handles
    12 5/8 in. (32.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Belgian Private Collection, prior to 1990.