AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED PELIKE
AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED PELIKE

POSSIBLY BY THE KLEOPHON PAINTER, CIRCA 450-420 B.C.

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AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED PELIKE
POSSIBLY BY THE KLEOPHON PAINTER, CIRCA 450-420 B.C.
The obverse with a departure scene, the central nude warrior wearing a wreath in his hair, his mantle and petasos slung over his left shoulder, facing right and leaning on two spears, his right arm gesturing to a female figure in front, wearing a sakkos and peplos, holding a phiale in her left hand, an oinochoe in her right, behind the warrior a bearded male figure draped in a himation, holding a staff and wearing a wreath, the reverse with three standing draped male youths, all wearing fillets, both scenes with a groundline of meander and crossed squares, a band of laurel above, double palmettes at the base of the handles, details in added white
12 ¼ in. (31.2 cm.) high
Provenance
Private collection, Germany, acquired in 1980s.
with Galerie am Museum Jürgen Haering, Freiburg.
Prof. H.-H. Heissmeyer collection, Schwäbisch Hall, acquired from the above in 2002 (inv. no. 27).
Beazley Archive no. 9024855.
Literature
Vasen, 2008, no. 13 and Vases, 2015, p. 51, no. 16.

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