12 December 2002
THE PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED HYDRIA
Attributed to the Circle of the Darius and Underworld Painters, Circa 330 B.C.
With a nude youth seated on his mantle, a branch in his left hand, seated to the right but looking left towards a standing draped woman, a phiale and rosette-chain in her left hand, a fan in her right, a fillet, phiale and grapes in the field, a band of wave below, vertical lines on the neck and framing the handles, dots on the rim, a palmette and tendrils below the vertical handle
11 7/8 in. (30.1 cm) high
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Simon, The Kurashiki Ninagawa Museum, Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities, no. 58.
Trendall and Cambitoglou, Second Supplement to the Red-figured Vases of Apulia, no. 19/66a.
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