Apulian Red-Figured Alabastron

Culture: Greek/Apulian
Period: Mid 4th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 15.4 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2275
Provenance: From an old Belgian collection, acquired in the 1970s or earlier.
Condition: Except for one small flaking below the rim intact and of fine quality.
Description: Elegant, pear-formed oinment vessel or parfum flacon with a long neck and a high, multiple profiled ring foot. The spout for precious fluids with a small, round opening and a broad, flat rim. The image area depicts under a wave band a woman with a fan and situla. On the other side a nude Eros with a mirror and a wreath. Palmettes on the sides.