18 October 2005
A SOUTH ITALIAN RED-FIGURE PELIKE
LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.
The body with a profile female head on either side, wearing stephane and kekryphalos, a band of wave pattern on the neck, palmette and tendrils below the handles, details in added white
6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high
English private collection; acquired from Seaby, London, 1993.
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