London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A LUCANIAN RED-FIGURE SKYPHOS, ATTRIBUTED TO THE INTERMEDIATE GROUP
CIRCA 400-380 B.C.
Side A: a dancing woman holding out a tambourine, her himation blown out behind
Side B: a standing naked youth with an himation draped around his shoulders, with one foot raised on rocks, holding a thyrsos
Double palmettes with scrolling tendrils under each twin horizontal handle, repaired, with a presentation case
4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) high
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Cf. A. D. Trendall, The Red-Figured Vases of Lucania, Campania and Sicily, I, Oxford, 1967, p. 63, for related skyphoi from the Intermediate Group, attributed to the Reggio Group.
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