Greek red figure Fat Boy Group skyphos

G39

£450.00

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A red figure pottery skyphos decorated on both sides with a figure of a naked athlete holding a strigil and facing a robed attendant.

The distinctive chubby proportions of the figures allows an attribution to the Fat Boy Group workshop of painters in Athens.

Culture
Greek, Athens, mid to late 4th Century BC

Size
10 x 14 cms

Condition
Handles lost, body repaired from three large pieces; foot chipped on one side and general surface wear

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Senlis, France; acquired mid to late 20th Century

An old pencil inventory number on the base: “255A”

A fragment by the same hand may be found in the Pushkin State Museum, Russia:

http://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/record/1BC503F2-BDD4-4A18-9F3E-E9013580B4EC

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