AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED HYDRIA
attributed to the circle of the meidias painter
circa 420-410 b.c.
With a three-figure scene, a woman seated to the right, leaning back and supporting herself on her left hand, clad in a peplos, her curly hair falling on to her shoulders, Eros standing before her, his feathery wings raised behind, his hair bound in a fillet, another held out before him, and a woman standing to the left, clad in a peplos, her head turned three-quarter frontal, her wavy hair bound in a diadem, holding a chest in her left hand; with bands of dotted egg-pattern below, at the base of the neck and on the rim
76 in. (18.89 cm) high