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AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED LOUTROPHOROS
PROPERTY FROM A FLORIDA PRIVATE COLLECTION
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED LOUTROPHOROS

ATTRIBUTED TO THE BALTIMORE PAINTER, CIRCA 340-320 B.C.

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AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED LOUTROPHOROS
ATTRIBUTED TO THE BALTIMORE PAINTER, CIRCA 340-320 B.C.
The obverse with a draped woman in added white within an Ionic naiskos, a band of battlements on the podium, seated on a stool with her feet resting upon a footstool, holding a wreath in her lowered left hand, a larnax and a ball of wool in her extended right, a himation in added red over her long chiton, a fillet hanging behind, flanked by two standing draped females, each holding a mirror before her, that to the left holding a situla, that to the right with an oinochoe, the shoulders with a profile female head in added white emerging from a blossom amidst elaborate scrolling; the reverse with two draped females flanking a filleted stele, the podium with scrolling, the female to the left holding a mirror and a fillet, that to the right holding a situla and a fillet, a profile head wearing a stephane between upraised wings on the shoulders, a band of meander encircling below; dotted ovolo along the shoulders, the neck bisected by a raised fillet, palmettes above, rays and a band of rosettes below, laurel below the rim, ovolo on the exterior of the rim, palmettes at the sides, details in added white, yellow and red
26½ in. (67.3 cm.) high
Provenance
with Galerie Neuendorf, Hamburg, 1980 (Kunst der Antike, II, no. 58, pp. 88-90).
with Donati, Arte Classica, Lugano, circa 1980.
A Swiss Collector; Christie's, New York, 8 June 2005, lot 107.
Literature
A.D. Trendall, The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia, Oxford, 1982, 27/45a, pl. 329,6.

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