London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURE SKYPHOS
CIRCA 340 B.C.
Side A: a helmeted warrior holding a circular shield and thrusting forward with a sword, his crested Oscan helmet with upright plumes
Side B: a draped woman standing with mirror in front of a stele, a bird and wreath in the field
Scroll pattern frieze below, ovolo frieze below the rim, a large palmette and scrolling tendrils under each horizontal handle, details added in white, repaired, with a presentation case
7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high
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