8 June 2004
TWO APULIAN RED-FIGURED OINOCHOAI
CIRCA 320-300 B.C.
One with a draped female figure and a winged Eros, the woman playing krotala (castanets), Eros playing the double-flute, a thymiaterion between them; the other with a seated youth and a draped female figure, the youth seated on his chlamys, holding a wreath and a thyrsos, the female figure with a tympanum and a bunch of grapes, a flowering plant between them; each with a band of wave below the scenes, a band of rosettes on the shoulders, vertical lines on the neck, and palmette complexes below the handle, the vessel mouth and handle in white, preserving some ovolo in red on the rim
18¼ in. (46.3 cm.) & 18 5/8 in. (47.3 cm.) high (2)
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1979.
with Old World Galleries, New York.
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