8 June 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A BRYN MAWR COLLECTOR
A LUCANIAN RED-FIGURED OINOCHOE (shape 3)
CIRCA LATE 5TH-EARLY 4TH CENTURY B.C.
With a nude woman standing at a laver, her hair bound in a headband and tied in a chignon, the basin filled by a fountain abbreviated as a lion head spout on a thin Doric column, with an ithyphallic nude satyr stealthily approaching from the right, crouching with his right leg advanced, his arms flung wide, with a full beard and bald pate, a fillet and a mirror hanging above; a band of meander with saltire squares below, a band of laurel above, a palmette at the top of the handle where it joins the trefoil rim
7 3/16 in. (18.3 cm.) high
with Hesperia, Philadelphia.
Ben Wolf, Philadelphia, 1914-1996.
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