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    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED VOLUTE-KRATER
    Attributed to the Group of Copenhagen 4223, circa 340-320 B.C.
    27-1/2 inches high (69.9 cm)

    FROM THE ESTATE OF BONELL SILVERMAN

    PROVENANCE:
    André Emmerich Gallery, New York, 1986

    LITERATURE:
    Trendall and Cambitoglou, Second Supplement to the Red-Figured Vases of Apulia, no. 17/50-2

    The obverse with a nude youth and horse within an Ionic naiskos, both in added white, the youth holding a spear and the horse's reins, a red cloak draped over his arm, the straps of his traveling hat tied around his neck, with an offering bearer to either side of the naiskos, a nude youth to the left with a mantle draped over his arm, holding a spear and a situla, a phiale at his feet and a fillet above, a draped woman to the right holding a mirror and a wreath, a fillet before her, the neck with a facing head amidst florals, bands of rosettes and dots above; the reverse with two figures flanking a stele tied with ribbons, to the left a nude youth with a mantle draped over his arm, holding an open box and a wreath, to the right a draped woman holding a phiale and a wreath, the neck with a palmette and tendrils, a band of laurel above; the rim with a band of wave below either a band of ovolo or dots, the shoulders with vertical lines above a band of ovolo, a band of meander below the scenes, with palmette complexes below the handles, the volutes molded with female masks, the obverse with golden hair and white faces, the reverse with black-painted details, the shoulders with molded duck heads on either side of the handles




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