11 June 2003
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A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURED HYDRIA
Circa Mid 4th Century B.C.
With a satyr lunging to the right but looking back, nude but for white-soled shoes, a beaded bandolier across his chest, a wreath in his hair, a tympanum in his outstretched left hand, a tambourine hanging from his lowered right hand, bands of egg framing the scene above and below, and at the rim, voluted florals framing the handles
7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm) high
Ariadne Gallery, New York, circa 1980
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