SOLD! for $4,080.00.
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Two (2) Ancient Greek Apulian or Attic red-figure blackware pottery vessels of women, including Maenads. 1st item: Apulian bell krater, having a flared rim and two handles, depicting two Maenads or followers of Dionysus, including a woman in profile holding a sistrum on one side, and a seated woman, holding a Thyrsus wand or staff in her right hand and a Philae, or libation bowl, in her left, on the other, a geometric border below rolled rim and a meander band to the lower body above a round footed base to both sides. 9" H x 9 1/2" dia. 2nd item: Attic lekythos, having trefoil rim and one handle, depicting a woman in profile with a palmette leaf, a band of white frets to tapered neck and a band of waves below above a round stepped base. Royal Athena, New York, NY and Beverly Hills, CA gallery label to underside of base. 12 1/2" H x 4" W. Both items circa 5th-4th century B.C.E. Provenance: The Estate of David B. Person, Holly Springs, Mississippi, acquired from Royal Athena Galleries. The estate of David B. Person, Historic Burton Place, Holly Springs, Mississippi. Condition: Both items in overall good condition with areas of craquelure, areas of loss, largest 1/4", to polychrome. 1st item: Fleabites, largest 1/2" to edge of base. Hairlines, largest approximately 2", possibly in the making, to underside of base. Base is slightly unstable.