|Description:||Red Figure Bowl (skyphos?) Buff tan brown clay with black gloss over whole varying from dull to metallic, applied red decoration. Deep rounded bowl on discoid base with two plano-convex handles flanking rim. Lady of fashion, hair tied back on top of head with fillet attached with various objects in the field decorates both sides, palmette complex beneath either handle, wave motif encircling rim.|
|Period:||4th Century BC|
|Size:||6.5cm(H) x 19.5cm(W) / 3"(H) x 8"(W), 4.5" (11.5cm) across bowl.|
|Comment:||Apulia is the "heel" of Italy.|
Apulian vase painting
Apulian vase painting was the leading South Italian vase painting tradition between 430 and 300 BC. Of the circa 20,000 surviving specimens of Italian red-figure vases, about half are from Apulian production, while the rest is from the four other centres of production, namely Paestum, Campania, Lucania and Sicily.
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