Campanian Red-Figured Bail-Amphora

SKU: MS.0027

Origin: Mediterranean
Circa: c. 340 - 320 BC
Dimensions: 13.15" Height x 4" Width (33.4cms x 10.16cms)
Medium: Terracotta

Attributed to the Astarita Painter.

The amphora, baluster in form with a semi-circular handle above, has a standing draped figure in profile on either side, one a youth facing left, the other a female facing to the right. The scenes are flanked by palmettes and tendrils with a band of wave above, vertical lines on the neck, details in added white.

European Private Collection; "Antiquities", Sothebys Parke Bernet, New York, 22 November 1974, lot 233. "Antiquities, Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 17 February 1978, lot 97

A.D. Trendall, "The Red-Figured Vases of Lucania, Campania, and Sicily, Third Supplement (Consolidated)," London, 1983, 3/268b.

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