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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