The Treasury - Fine Greek Art


11074. APULIAN GREEK RED-FIGURE SKYPHOS, Greek colonies in South Italy, 4th-3rd century BC. The obverse panel depicting a nude youth or satyr advancing left carrying a thrysos (Dionysian pinecone staff) and situla, a Greek egg and dot pattern under the rim above, a wave pattern ground line below. The reverse panel depicting a standing lady wearing a himation over her chiton and holding a large offering platter and wreath, egg and dart pattern under the rim above and wave pattern ground line below. Large ornate palmette designs under the handles framing the figures. Dimensions 10 x 14.5 inches across the handles. Professional repair from large shards, minor expert pinpointing over the joins. Provenance: The Princeton Collection, acquired by the current owner from a New York dealer in the 1980s-1990s.