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AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED LOUTROPHOROS
(TYPE III, BARREL AMPHORA)
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AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED LOUTROPHOROS (TYPE III, BARREL AMPHORA)

CIRCA 320-310 B.C.

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AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED LOUTROPHOROS
(TYPE III, BARREL AMPHORA)
CIRCA 320-310 B.C.
The obverse with a draped woman in added white within an Ionic naiskos, a band of battlements on the plinth, seated on a stool with her feet resting upon a footstool, holding a wreath in her lowered left hand, a cista and a ball of wool in her extended right hand, a himation in added red over her long chiton, a fillet hanging behind, flanked by two standing draped women, each holding a mirror before her, the woman to the left holding a situla, the woman to the right with an oinochoe, a profile female head in added white amidst scrolling tendrils on the shoulders; the reverse with two draped women flanking a stela encircled by a ribbon and filleted, the base with scrolling, the woman to the left holding a mirror and a fillet, the woman to the right holding a situla and a fillet, a profile head wearing a sakkos between upraised wings on the shoulders, the scenes flanked by palmettes, a band of meander below; dotted ovolo along the shoulders, the neck bisected by a raised fillet, palmettes above, rays and a band of rosettes below, laurel under the rim, dotted ovolo on the exterior of the rim, details in added white, yellow and red
26½ in. (67.3 cm.) high
Provenance
with Donati, Arte Classica, Lugano, circa 1980.
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Please note additional information.

Provenance:
Holger Termer Collection, Hamburg, 1970s.

Literature:
A.D. Trendall, The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia, vol. II, Oxford, 1982, 27/45a, pl. 329,6.
Galerie Neuendorf, Holger Termer, Kunst der Antike, II, Hamburg, 1980, no. 58, p. 88-90.
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