|APULIAN RED-FIGURE SITULA BY THE PATERA PAINTER
A maenad seated upon a rocky ourcrop holds a thyrsos and a patera; a tambor in the field.
Rev: A satyr walks to right holding a calyx krater with both hands; at left a thyrsos on which hangs a panther skin.
On the arching handle is a laurel frieze, at one end a lion’s head in raised relief and at the other end a maenad’s face.
Ca. 345-325 BC
H. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm.)
Ex Swiss private coll., acquired in the 1930s.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2010, no. 157; J. Eisenberg, One Thousand Years of Ancient Greek Vases II, 2010, no. 128.