London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A SOUTH ITALIAN RED-FIGURE OINOCHOE LID ATTRIBUTED TO THE STOKE-ON-TRENT PAINTER
The knopped lid with single female head in profile wearing an open-ended sakkos with diadem, and bead necklace with hoop earrings, an elaborate palmette with foliate tendrils behind, 4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) diam.; and two lekanides, each lid with two female heads in profile with palmettes between, rays around the lip overhang, the bases with remains of black glaze, lids repaired, 4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high max. (3)
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Item one: A. D. Trendall and A. Cambitoglou, The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia, London, 1983, p. 164, no. 27/355c.
See illustration on page 239.
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The illustration is on page 241 of the printed catalogue.
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