8 June 2004
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED EPICHYSIS
ATTRIBUTED TO THE MENZIES GROUP,
CIRCA 340-330 B.C.
With Eros flying to the left, wearing a beaded bandolier, thigh band, anklets and bracelets, a mirror in his extended right hand, a ball of wool in his lowered left, a fillet and a rosette in the field, tendrils on either side of the handle, a palmette below the handle, bands of dots and ovolo on the neck, molded lion heads at the join of the handle to the spout
7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high
with Galerie am Museum, Freiburg.
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1990 (Art of the Ancient World, vol. VI, part 1, no. 119).
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A.D. Trendall & A. Cambitoglou, Second Supplement to the Red-Figured Vases of Apulia, London, 1992, no. 26/237e.
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