London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
AN ATTIC RED-FIGURE PELIKE
CIRCA 380 B.C.
Side A: winged Eros riding on a galloping horse, a draped maenad in front holding a thyrsos and looking back
Side B: two youths standing with a stele between them, one holding a shield
Ovolo friezes below, at base of neck and around the rim, double palmettes under twin vertical handles, details in added white, with a presentation case
11 in. (28 cm.) high
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