London, South Kensington
14 May 2002
A SOUTH ITALIAN RED-FIGURE PELIKE
4TH CENTURY B.C.
One side with a naked youth with a himation folded over his left arm, looking back towards a flaming torch which he holds out in his right hand, the other side decorated with a draped woman moving to the left, holding a dotted wreath in her left hand, both flanked by scrolling leafy palmette-like florals, repaired
7¼ in. (8.4 cm.) high
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