12 June 2002
PROPERTY OF PROFESSOR AND MRS. SID PORT
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A ROMAN POTTERY LAGYNOS
Circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.
The biconical vessel mold-made, the bowl with a rosette of twenty-eight petals, the shoulder with a Dionysiac scene, the god reclining at the center, a krater in his left hand, a thyrsus leaning against his right arm, leaning on a young satyr with grapes in his hand, a draped maenad dancing to the right, Paposilenus and a draped maenad playing the double-pipes standing to the left, grape vines in the field, the neck in the form of the head of a maenad, a wreath of ivy and berries in her hair
7¼ in. (10.8 cm) high
Fine Antiquities Auction, Superior Galleries, 9 June 1993, lot 333
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