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LOT 0629

Estimate
GBP (£) 600 - 800
EUR (€) 710 - 950
USD ($) 770 - 1,020

GREEK APULIAN CERAMIC RED-FIGURE LADY OF FASHION KANTHAROS
4TH CENTURY BC
8 1/4" (364 grams, 21 cm).

A ceramic kantharos with ochre and white slip detailing, showing on each side the head of a lady of fashion; each with her hair dressed in a decorated sakkos, wearing drop earrings, curls of hair falling around the face; each flanked by palmettes; a wave pattern to the lower border; the vessel with tall strap handles and everted rim, set on a tall stemmed base with central ridge and stepped foot.

PROVENANCE:
Private Dutch collection, acquired in Amsterdam in the 1990s.

CONDITION