New York, Park Avenue
18 December 1998
A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURE SKYPHOS
attributed to the siamese painter
circa 340-320 b.c.
One side with two confronting warriors, the warrior to the left wearing a crested helmet, chitoniskos, and grieves, holding a shield and a battle-axe, the warrior to the right wearing a multi-plumed helmet, chitoniskos, and grieves, holding a shield and a spear; the other side with a horse galloping toward an ionic column, its head turned back to look at an owl, a band of wave above with a facing head on the center of each side, a band of meander with palmettes below, an inverted palmette below one handle
6 in. (15.2 cm.) high
Coins and Antiquities Limited, Cat. 57, AN731
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Trendall, The Red-Figured Vases of Lucania, Campania, and Sicily, Third Supplement, 2/922b, p. 165 and 170, pl. XIX/6.
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