3 June 2009
Property from the Collection of Professor and Mrs. Clifford Ambrose Truesdell
A PAESTAN RED-FIGURED AMPHORA
ATTRIBUTED TO THE ASTEAS-PYTHON WORKSHOP, CIRCA 350-330 B.C.
One side with a seated female, a mantle draped around her hips and legs leaving her torso bare, a wreath in her right hand, a skewer of fruit and a fillet in her left; the other side with a standing nude youth, his mantle draped over his left forearm, a wreath in his lowered right hand, a thyrsos in his left; palmettes below the handles, a band of wave on the shoulders, palmettes on the neck, details in added white
9¼ in. (13.5 cm.) high
with Galerie Arete, Zurich.
with Charles Ede, London, 1994.
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Please note this vase is Paestan, rather than Campanian and has been attributed to the Asteas-Python Workshop.
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