8 June 2004
THE HADDAD COLLECTION OF ANCIENT EROTIC ART, PART II
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SEVEN ROMAN POTTERY FRAGMENTS
CIRCA 2ND-4TH CENTURY A.D.
Including two red-slipped vessel fragments, both molded with lovemaking scenes; a fragment from the rim of a red-slipped lanx molded with the Achilles cycle, the two scenes preserved including the Nereids bringing armor to Achilles, and the Birth of Thetis; the tops of two cylindrical red-slipped jugs with twin ring handles, both molded with a squatting woman on one side, one also with an ithyphallic man approaching a woman from behind; a red-slipped fragment with a nymph, nude but for drapery below her waist, washing Pegasus, his tail preserved to the right; and a molded and painted fragment of a cup with a lovemaking scene
Largest: 6 in. (15.2 cm.) long (7)
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