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Lot 0010
Classical World, Southern Italy, Apulia, ca. 340 BCE. A small dish with a glossy black background and small, round, hollow foot. Red-figure painting with some white/yellow details show a woman's face from the side - a "lady of fashion", wearing a kekryphalos, a type of hair covering, earrings, and a bead necklace. These figures are often thought to represent brides, or youthful women, and they are found painted onto pottery that was made to be placed in the tombs of women. Size: 5.25" W x 1.05" H (13.3 cm x 2.7 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Private Ventura County, CA collection acquired before 1980

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Condition

Small chips to paint, especially on underside; there is what appears to be an error from the firing process on the underside that the original artisan painted over.

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Greek Apulian Lady of Fashion Plate

Estimate $1,200 - $1,500Feb 9, 2017