5 December 2012
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED PELIKE
ATTRIBUTED TO THE HOPPIN PAINTER, CIRCA 370-360 B.C.
The obverse with a standing nude youth facing a seated draped female, the youth with his right arm akimbo, a chlamys draped over his left arm, adorned in a fillet, the female holding a mirror before her, wearing bracelets and a radiate stephane; the reverse with two facing draped youths with staffs, each wearing a fillet; a band of meander and saltire squares encircling below, wave and laurel on the neck, palmettes and tendrils below the handles, details in added white
12 in. (30.5 cm.) high
with J. Billen, Linkebeck, Belgium, 1980s.
J.M. Collection, Emblem, Belgium.
Anonymous sale; Gorny & Mosch, Munich, 12 December 2006, lot 367.
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 2008 (Art of the Ancient World, vol. XIX, no. 133).
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A.D. Trendall and A. Cambitoglou, Second Supplement to the Red-Figured Vases of Apulia, Part III, London, 1992, no.c.
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