London, South Kensington
7 October 2010
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED AMPHORA
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Side A: a naked youth seated within an Ionic naiskos holding amphora, garland and phiale, two fillets, phiale and pilos helmet in the field, shoulder with female head with wings either side, neck with band of feather pattern; side B: two himation clad youths holding staffs with bound writing tablet between, bands of waves and rays on the shoulder, palmettes on the neck; large palmettes under the handles with scrolling tendrils either side, band of meander and crossed squares below the scenes, band of laurel on the rim, details in added white and yellow, repaired and restored
20¼ in. (51.5 cm.) high
English private collection, prior to 2000.
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Old collection printed label on base reading '355'.
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