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Magna Graecia, South Italic, Apulia, ca. 4th century BCE. A hydria of a classic form on raised disc foot with twin handles on shoulder and one behind on neck as well as a wide flared rim. Decorated on main body with an elegant Lady of Fashion on one side and a large palmette on the opposite side, a band of tongues on the shoulder. The lady wears a characteristic radiate stephane, sakkos, and pearl drop earrings all in red figure with added fugitive white paint. Note, a five petaled flower with white fugitive paint floats behind her coiffure. Size: 5" W x 7" H (12.7 cm x 17.8 cm)

Included Sotheby's New York tag hand-marked 226/3 as well as old inventory tag labeled "846".

Provenance: Ex- Collection of James Farmer, Maryland, collected from major galleries and auction houses between 1995 and 2005; acquired at Sotheby's New York; sale 226, lot 3

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Old inventory number "218" handwritten on underside of base along with remains of old label. Chips to rim and expected surface wear. One of twin handles repaired from two pieces and reattached. Otherwise excellent.

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Greek Apulian Red-Figure Hydria, ex-Sotheby's

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000Feb 9, 2017