Apulian red figured pottery skyphos.
Designs red on black ground, with yellow accessories. Above each design, egg-moulding; under the handles, palmettes.
(a) Nude youth seated on a mound to left, with fillet, holding out a phiale with fruit in right hand. Above are a bunch of grapes and a window.
(b) Female figure running to right, looking back, with hair in a knot, fillet, earrings, necklace, bracelets, long girt chiton with stripe down side, and shoes, in right hand a mirror, in left a phiale with fruit. In front of her is a stele.
- Made in: Apulia
- (Europe,Italy,Puglia,Apulia (region - archaic))
- Height: 9.4 centimetres
- Diameter: 10.6 centimetres
On display: G1/wp63/4
Found unregistered, but noted in the register that it was acquired before 1851, is marked Hn Rm in pencil and was probably originally registered as 1772.0320.518, although there is no mention of it being part of the Hamilton collection in either of the catalogue entries.
Greek & Roman Antiquities
Apulian red figured pottery skyphos depicting, A: Nude youth seated to the left, holding out a phiale with fruit in his right hand, above is a bunch of grapes and a window; B: Female figure running to the right and looking back, with earings, a necklace, bracelets and a long girt chiton, holding a mirror in her right hand and a phiale with fruit in her left hand, in front of her is a stele; marked above the design with egg moulding and underneath the handles with palmettes; yellow accessories.
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Object reference number: GAA67147
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