8 June 2004
A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURED BAIL-AMPHORA
CIRCA 340-330 B.C.
One side with a crouching nude youth, a wreath in his hair and a beaded bandolier over his right shoulder, holding a wreath in his raised right hand; the other side with a standing draped youth; large palmettes and tendrils between them, a band of wave below, vertical lines on the shoulders, profile female heads on either side of the neck, some details in added white
10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm.) high
Wm. Wansey (d. 1869), acquired near Naples.
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1988.
with Old World Galleries, New York.
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The Divine and the Domestic: Ancient Art from the Mediterranean, Charlottesville, Virginia, Bayly Art Museum, 30 January - 22 March 1998.
Offered on 6 December in London, Anthony van Dyck’s Portrait of Princess Mary, Daughter of King Charles I of England
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