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Large Ancient Greek Amphora

Lot 0125 Details

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South Italy, ca. 350 BC. An ancient Apulian red-figured amphora. The obverse with a draped female figure holding tendril in her lowered right hand and a cista in her left. She faces a standing youth leaning on a staff in his left hand with grapes in his raised right. The reverse with two standing draped youths, the one to the right clutching a staff. Tongues on the shoulders, palmettes on the neck of the obverse, laurel on the reverse, laurel on the mouth, palmettes and tendrils below the handles, details in added white.

Ex: Collection of Stanley Nagar (d.1999), New York City; acquired 1970s.

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Height: 19 inches / 48 cm


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Repaired from fragments, with inpainting over the seams.
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Large Ancient Greek Amphora

Estimate $3,000 - $9,000
May 08
Starting Price $1,500
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Lot 0125 Details

Description
...
South Italy, ca. 350 BC. An ancient Apulian red-figured amphora. The obverse with a draped female figure holding tendril in her lowered right hand and a cista in her left. She faces a standing youth leaning on a staff in his left hand with grapes in his raised right. The reverse with two standing draped youths, the one to the right clutching a staff. Tongues on the shoulders, palmettes on the neck of the obverse, laurel on the reverse, laurel on the mouth, palmettes and tendrils below the handles, details in added white.

Ex: Collection of Stanley Nagar (d.1999), New York City; acquired 1970s.

MEASUREMENTS

Height: 19 inches / 48 cm


SHIPPING

Please contact for shipping estimate.
Condition
...
Repaired from fragments, with inpainting over the seams.

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