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Apulian epichysis with female head, about 320 BC

Apulian epichysis with female head, about 320 BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1337528
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
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 $850.00 
Apulian red-figured epichysis with a female head between volutes. The woman wears a diademed sakkos with a bun at rear.
The reel-shaped body with a tall angled handle showing two human headed rotelles at the join to the beak. Glazed tongues at the base of the neck, radiating strokes on the upper lip. On the body, a white laurel wreath along an incised line.
For a closely related item, cf. Gorny & Mosch Auktionen Munich, June 2016 sale, lot no. 204.
See also: Edinburgh, National Museums of Scotland, 1964.1; Beazley vase no. 1000850. CVA Edinburgh, National Museum of Scotland, 32, pl. (749) 32.7-8.
Ceramic
Apulian, about 320 BC
H. 15.3 cm (6 in)
Intact, pristine condition.
German art market.

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.