16 June 2006
AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED HYDRIA
MANNER OF THE KLEOPHON PAINTER
CIRCA 440-410 B.C.
With a draped woman seated on a klismos, pulling her drapery with her left hand, a nude winged Eros before her flying above a kalathos, a filled basket in his lowered left hand, a box in his extended right, a standing draped woman to the right, her right hand lowered; a band of meander and saltire squares below the scene, alternating palmettes and lotus buds above, ovolo on the rim, a single palmette at the base of the vertical handle
13 in. (33 cm.) high
with Spink & Son, London.
William Randolph Hearst, San Simeon.
Works of Art, Furniture & Architectural Elements, Collected by the Late William Randolph Hearst; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 5-6 April 1963, lot 91.
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