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Ancient Greek Red Figure Pelike Vase, 350 BC

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A red-figure pelike from Apulia, South Italy, dating to the 4th century BC. Of typical form, with ring base, plump body, cylindrical neck, flared mouth and strap handles, covered with a smoky, black glaze. One side decorated with the head of a satyr with horse's ear and laurel wreath, the other with a female head, her hair covered with a sakkos, the sides with palmettes and the neck with a wave border. The neck with a 19th century collection label, "Cantaro Vase used by Bacchus and his followers". Measures: Diameter 4 inches. Height 5 3/4 inches. Provenance: 19th century collection, based on neck and base labels. Subsequently in a French private collection, Nice. With French cultural property passport.

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  • Dimensions
    H 5.75 in. x Dm 4 in.H 14.61 cm x Dm 10.16 cm
  • Diameter
    4 in. (10.16 cm)
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    LU1052212346251
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