London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE LIDDED OINOCHOE, ATTRIBUTED TO THE BALTIMORE PAINTER
The bifurcating handle with Herakles knot, the body with a seated draped woman carrying iynx and fan in right hand, cista in left, and large situla behind her, elaborate palmette with foliate tendrils under the handle, a band of meander around the neck and rays under the flaring rim, the knopped lid with a profile female head wearing diadem and sakkos, surrounded by palmettes, details applied in yellow and white, repaired knop on lid
7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high incl. lid
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A. D. Trendall and A. Cambitoglou, The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia, First Supplement, London, 1983, p. 160, no. 27/144a.
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