8 June 2005
THE PROPERTY OF A SWISS COLLECTOR
A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURED AMPHORA
ATTRIBUTED TO THE PAINTER OF NEW YORK GR 1000
CIRCA 320 B.C.
The obverse with a draped woman in added white standing before an altar, a branch in her right hand, a thyrsos in her left; the reverse with a draped youth standing before an altar, a large cista in his outstretched right hand, a window in the field; tendrils below the handles, a band of wave below the scenes, palmettes on the neck, vertical lines on the shoulders, details in added white and yellow
13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) high
with Donati, Arte Classica, Lugano, circa 1980.
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A.D. Trendall, The Red-Figured Vases of Lucania, Campania, and Sicily, Third Supplement (Consolidated), London, 1983, no. IV, 339a.
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