8 June 2005
THE PROPERTY OF A SWISS COLLECTOR
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED HYDRIA
CIRCA 340-320 B.C.
With a nude youth seated on his mantle, a thyrsos resting against his shoulder, a patera in his outstretched right hand, a standing draped woman before him, a mirror in her raised right hand, a patera in her left, fillets in the field; a band of wave below the scene, key on the neck, vertical lines on the rim, rays around the horizontal handles, a large palmette and tendrils below the vertical handle, details in added white and yellow
12¾ in. (32.4 cm.) high
with Donati, Arte Classica, Lugano, circa 1980.
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