13 October 2008
A SOUTH ITALIAN RED-FIGURE STEMLESS KYLIX
LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Each side with profile female head, hair bound in a sakkos, wearing stephane and earrings, palmette under each handle; and a Roman iridescent glass vessel lid with concave top, and twin double loop handles, circa 3rd Century A.D.
4½ in. (11.5 cm.) diam. excl. handles and 5 in. (12.6 cm.) diam. respectively (2)
The property of a German private collector, inherited from his father, Dr Erwin Hoess, Austria. It formed part of the family collection which was started in the 1850s by Prof. Anton Hoess.
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Item one: cf. A. D. Trendall, The Red-Figured Vases of Lucania, Campania and Sicily, Oxford, 1967, p. 511, pl. 200, no. 548 for a similar kylix from Campania, from The Apulianizing Group.
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