Attic Pelike with Satyr and Maenad

Culture: Greek/Attic
Period: Late 5th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 31.5 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2159
Provenance: Collection Wolfgang Zoepnek, Dassendorf, Germany. Acquired on 5 January 1995 at Galerie Günther Puhze. With invoice and certificate of Galerie Puhze.
Condition: Very beautifully preserved, intact.
Description: Large red-figure pelike depicting a nude Satyr chasing a maenad. The bald servant of Dionysus has a long tail and is trying to catch the maenad with outstretched arms. She turns towards her chaser raising defensively her right hand. The maenad wears a veil and a long chiton. The scene is framed above by an egg-and-dart motif and a dotted frieze on the sides. On the B side two young men facing each other holding sticks. The frame is also here an egg-and-darts motif above and a dotted frieze along the sides.