An Apulian red figure vessel
Lot 33W
A Greek red-figure hydria
Sold for £6,000 (US$ 10,084) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Greek red-figure hydria
Apulia, circa 320-310 B.C.
Depicting a winged Eros seated on rocks holding a casket in his right hand with two sashes below, the shoulder with a profile head of winged Nike, a draped winged Nike flying at the mouth, large palmettes on the reverse, 17½in (44.5cm) high

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  • Provenance:
    The property of a European private collector. Acquired in the UK and the US in the late 1970s - early 1990s.
    Sotheby's New York, December 14 1994, Lot 115.

    Published:
    A.D. Trendall and Alexander Cambitoglou, Second Supplement to the Red-Figure Vases of Apulia, Part II, London, 1992, p318, no.579. This vessel is of a very rare form and has been attributed by A.D. Trendall to a painter associated with the Painter of the Macinagrossa Stand and the Samarcande Group.
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