11 December 2003
THE PROPERTY OF A CONNECTICUT COLLECTION
TWO APULIAN RED-FIGURED OINOCHOAI
Circa 340-320 B.C.
Each with a trefoil mouth and reeded handle, one with a draped bejeweled woman seated upon a rock, wearing a sakkos, baring one breast, holding a fan and grapes, a nude youth before her with a phiale and a staff; and one with a similarly clad woman holding a situla and a mirror, facing left but looking back towards a winged nude Eros holding a mirror and grapes; each with a band of wave below the scene, one with rosettes on the shoulder, the other with ovolo, with rays on the neck, a large palmette complex below the handle
13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm.) high (each) (2)
Inherited from the owner's grandmother.
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