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Greek very large red figure fragment depicting a warrior

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£950.00

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A very large and fine red figure pottery vase fragment painted with a depiction of a naked warrior seated on a rock, holding a spear and wearing a spotted Phrygian helmet. The legs and feet of a standing draped figure can be seen in front of the warrior and behind him is some folded drapery indicative of a further figure.

Culture
Greek, Apulian colonies in South Italy, early 4th Century BC

Condition
Fragmentary as shown, repaired from seven pieces

Size
Size: 24 x 18.7 cms, 28 cms across widest point

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Bourges, France; inherited from a family collection formed in the early to mid 20th Century.

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