31e: A Greek Red Figure Pelike
Athens (Attic) or South Italy (Apulian), Ca. 4th Century BC. Tall pottery bulbous bottom vessel with disc foot and twin handles from rim to side walls. Decorated in classic red-figure technique on main panel with a nude Olympic athlete holding javelin and strigil opposite a draped female. On the reverse there are two male figures draped in togas. Ground line has a key pattern; there is also an ivy band above. Makers mark in field reverse. 9-3/4"H.
Provenance: Ex-A. Gualario Collection, FL acquired in the 1960s.
This lot will be sold not subject to a reserve. The starting price is the price at which the item can sell.
Broken and professionally repaired with small area of restoration.