An Attic Red-Figure Pelike, ca. 440 - 420 BCE
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Rounded body, overhanging rim, two vertical handles, base ring. A, framed above and below by bands of ovolo/ egg pattern, two women stand facing one another. Both women have their hair tied in chignons and both wear a chiton and himation, the right woman completely enveloped in her cloak. The woman at the left holds up a chest in her right hand, and a pendant sash. B, woman in a chiton and himation standing to right between bands of ovolo.
References: Collin, #181, p.26.; Original Clark Catalog., #181, p. 251, part 2.CGA (1928) p. 123, #2683; CGA (1932), p. 117, #2683
see: Boardman (1989) fig 212 (Manner of the Washing Painter), fig. 213 (Hasselman Painter).
Dimensions: H x W: 19.1 × 15.2 cm (7 1/2 in. × 6 in.)
Condition: Rim reassembled from seven fragments, with fill and light overpainting, damage from salt, now treated.
Provenance: William A. Clark (1839 - 1925) Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, (1926 - 2014), American University Museum (2014 - 2021).
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