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AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED KNOB-HANDLED PATERA
ANCIENT VASES FROM THE COLLECTION OF WILLIAM SUDDABY
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED KNOB-HANDLED PATERA

THE PERRONE-PHRIXOS GROUP, CIRCA 340 B.C.

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AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED KNOB-HANDLED PATERA
THE PERRONE-PHRIXOS GROUP, CIRCA 340 B.C.
The interior with a draped woman to the right seated on a pile of rocks, a patera in her raised right hand, facing a nude satyr stepping up on a pile of rocks, a wreath in his right hand, a situla in his left, a band of ovolo below the scene, enclosed within a band of wave and a scrolling vine, rosettes on the knobs; one side of the exterior with Eros seated on a pile of rocks, his wings outstretched, a patera in his right hand, a filleted branch in his left; the other side with a draped woman moving to the left and looking back toward a nude youth, a mirror in her right hand, a cista and fillets in her left, the youth with a torch in his right hand, a thyrsos and mantle against his left arm; a band of meander and saltire squares below the scenes, dotted ovolo along the rim, palmette complexes below the handles, details in added white and yellow
15½ in. (39.4 cm.) diameter; 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high
Provenance
with Harlan J. Berk Ltd, Chicago, 1992.
Literature
A.J. Paul, Exhibition catalogue, A View into Antiquity: Pottery from the Collection of William Suddaby and David Meier, Tampa, 2001, no. 40, illus.
Exhibited
Tampa Museum of Art, A View into Antiquity: Pottery from the Collection of William Suddaby and David Meier, 14 October 2001-13 January 2002.
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