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Attic Hydria with Farewell Scene, ca. 530 BC

Attic Hydria with Farewell Scene, ca. 530 BC

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1142722
Ostracon Ancient Art
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Bernhard I. MŘller, PhD
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$ 12500

Black-figure depiction of naked youths with clamydes that cover their shoulders and bystanders clad in cloaks. All figures hold spears.
The scene is framed with ivy garlands on the sides and buds alternating with dots on the marked shoulder. A row of tongues emerge from the ridged junction to the neck.
Applied red on the outer edge of the rim and the sideward rotelles, the ridged junction to the neck, the garments and the fillet of one youth. Faded white dot rosettes on some garments.
Shape and decoration relate the vase to the Dolphin Group.
For similar shape and size cf. CVA Vibo Valentia, Museo Statale Vito Capialbi 1, 16-17, fig.15, pl.(3014) 7.1-2.
For a youth between draped men cf. CVA Heidelberg, Universit├Ąt 1, 64, pl. (473) 39.1.
Athens, ca. 530 BC
H. rim 17 cm (6.7 in)
H. handle 18 cm (7.1 in)
Fine quality and condition. Rare miniature size. Side handles reattached, chip out of the flared foot restored. Applied red and white worn in places.
Provenance: Danish archaeologist and museum director Thorkild Ramskou (1915-1985).

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