Apulian Epichysis with Eros of the Menzies Painter

Culture: Greek/Apulia
Period: 330-320 B.C.
Material: Terrakotta
Dimensions: 20 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2172
Provenance: Galerie Haering, Freiburg. On 21 December 1994 acquired by Helga and Hilmar Hager, Oberreifenberg. On 9 March 2015 acquired by the Galerie Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter, inventory number 01473. With certificate of Galerie Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter and Galerie Haering.
Condition: Perfectly preserved.
Description: Red-figure epichysis with Eros with bracelet, necklace, earrings and body decoration as well as spread out wings sitting on a rock. The god with pulled up hair is wearing a stephane and is holding a cista decorated with meander in his right hand and a garland in his left. Black wavy band around the neck of the vase. In front of Eros an unfolded garland, left and right tendrils. On the back a palmette.