Ancient Apulian Kantharos , Greek Red-Figure Pottery
Here you find an elegant and sophisticated Greek Apulian Kantharos decorated with the popular 4th century BC, "Lady of Fashion". The female head is illustrated on both sides of the cup. They are both adorned with a radiate stephane, ribbon sakkos, necklace and earrings. Each side is framed by white Ionic columns. This ceramic wine drinking cup has concave handles which scroll down to form leaf on the outer portion. The pedestal foot is in 3 degrees. This antiquity is in excellent condition! Measures 7 inches in height at highest point.
Similar example sold at Christie's on April 29th 2010 for USD $3000.00 Sale 5487 / Lot 202.
Literature: A. D. Trendall and A. Cambitoglou, Second Supplement to The Red-Figure Vases of Apulia, Part II, London, 1992, p. 378