18 October 2005
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE PELIKE
CIRCA MID 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Side A: a woman seated on outcrop gazes into a mirror, a nude youth stands with staff opposite
Side B: two draped male figures, each with staff
With groundline of meander and saltire squares, a short band of laurel above
8¼ in. (21 cm.) high
Formerly in the collection of Ybe van der Wielen, Switzerland, acquired during the 1970s.
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