Large Greek South Italian Terracotta Red-Figure Hydria

Item Description

C. 4th century BC
A beautifully decorated red-figure Hydria with three handles, traditionally used for storing and pouring water. These would have been used at celebrations, banquets and symposia. The central scene depicts a seated woman wearing an elegant chiton and holding a mirror in her left hand and a casket in her right. The reverse is decorated with red painted palmettes and laurel leaves.
Professionally restored from several pieces.  Good art work with fine detail.
261mm height x 185mm width



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