A CAMPANIAN RED FIGURE OINOCHOE
CIRCA 320 B.C.
On the left side of the vase we have a seated woman, clothed in a high grit peplos. In one hand she is holding a cista and the other a thyrsus (staff with pine cone ). Her hair is wrapped in a beaded and ribbed saccos. In the center of the oenochoe there is a stele with a white painted antefix placed on top .
The lady to the right of the stele is standing upright and holding a phiale with fruit , she too is wearing high peplos and holding a thyrsus. Hair done with sphendone and trailing spiral.
Palmette with scrolls flank both figures and full palmette under the handle, encircling band of wave pattern below and on shoulder. Measures 15½ inches high
Provenance: Private US Collection