LARGE RED FIGURE PELIKE, 4TH CENTURY B.C.

LARGE RED FIGURE PELIKE, 4TH CENTURY B.C.

4,200.00

Large lucanian red figure pelike decorated on side A with a naked ephebe presenting a phiale and ribbons to a  woman holding a large fan, sitting on an architecture resembling to an altar.  The ephebe is leaning on a stick, a cloak hanging on the left arm. 
The woman is dressed with a long chiton and white shoes. The jewelry she is wearing along with the headdresses and the details of the phiale, fan and other objects are enhanced with added white and yellow . 
A frieze made of flowers in added white is painted at the top of the scene. 
The side B is ornate with two draped ephebes in conversation.  A laurel frieze is placed above them.
The space underneath the handles is filled with two red figure large palmettes. A meander frieze is painted all around the vase. 

Greek art, 4th century B.C., close to the Group of Vatican Z16.

Comes with a TL test. 

Height : 13.18 inches (33.5 cm)

Condition : Very good condition. Minor restoration due to two cracks on the body. 

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