A large Apulian red-figure hydria
Lot 82W
A large Apulian red-figure hydria
Sold for £9,375 (US$ 15,604) inc. premium
Auction Details
A large Apulian red-figure hydria
Lot Details
A large Apulian red-figure hydria
Attributed to the Patera Painter, circa 320 B.C.
Showing an Ionic naiskos scene with a draped female figure seated on a stool, her himation with dark borders swathed about her lower body, holding an open casket with sash hanging below in her right hand, a ball in her left, four draped female figures positioned outside of the naiskos, one holding a casket and an oinochoe, another a fan and a patera, one with a mirror and a handled patera, another a mirror, palmettes on the reverse, the neck with sprigs of berried laurel and a central rosette, with ovolo around the exterior rim, strokes around the handles, a band of meander and saltire squares along the baseline, 20½in (52cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    English private collection.
    Bonhams, London, 15 Oct 2008, lot 20.
    The Graham Geddes Collection, Melbourne, Australia.
    Sotheby's London, 21 May 1984, lot 222.

    Exhibited
    On loan to the Borchardt Library, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, March 1986-April 2008.
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