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AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE PELIKE
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE PELIKE

ATTRIBUTED TO THE SIREN CITHARIST CIRCA 340 B.C.

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AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE PELIKE
attributed to the siren citharist
circa 340 b.c.
The A-side with a standing winged Eros amidst an elaborate florals, with double palmettes on the neck, a band of dotted ovolo and beads below; the B-side with a draped female figure seated before a winged Eros, each with a fillet in hand, Eros holding a fan in his left hand, fillets and rosettes in the field, a laurel wreath with a central rosette on the neck, a band of tongue and beads below, a band of meander below the scenes, palmette complexes under the handles, details in added red, white, and yellow
176 in. (44.6 cm.) high
Provenance
Antiquities, Sotheby's London, 9 December 1988, lot 171
Melbourne, Graham Geddes Collection
Antiquities, Sotheby's London, 8 December 1994, lot 328
Literature
Trendall and Cambitoglou, The First Supplement to the Red-Figured Vases of Apulia, no. 18/334b1.
Schauenburg, JdI 104, 1989, pl. 22, pp. 1-60.
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