Apulian Red-Figured Amphora
Apulian Red-Figured Amphora
Apulian Red-Figured Amphora
Apulian Red-Figured Amphora
Apulian Red-Figured Amphora
Apulian Red-Figured Amphora
Apulian Red-Figured Amphora

Apulian Red-Figured Amphora

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 From the circle of the Kantharos Group circa 320 to 310 BC.   South Italy

An imposing vessel with lavish decoration, twin handles on shoulder and with a flared rim and long stem disc foot.  The body of this amphora is densely decorated with scrolls, palmettes, vines, and flowers. The obverse depicts a female's head emerging from a patera. The reverse is a single female head in profile adorned with sakos.   A lovely example for an elite member of society of the time.

Size: 24-3/8  inches (61.9 cm) Height.

For additional reading on this style of amphora, refer to A Dale Trendall's Red Figure Vases of Apulia and The Art of Southern Italy, by Margaret Ellen Mayo, Virginia Museum 1983 exhibition. 

Thermoluminiscent test positive to attest to authenticity.

Provenance:  Private Collection (K.F.), Germany, 1970s.

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