On the shaft, seated Eros. On the top, head of a woman
As with the adjacent thymiaterion in the Gnathian technique (26.60.74), the shape here is strongly articulated, and the decoration combines figural and ornamental motifs. The traditional red-figure painting appears sober indeed compared to the rococo effect of the Gnathian piece.
Mayo, Margaret Ellen and Kenneth Hamma. 1982. The Art of South Italy: Vases from Magna Graecia no. 81, pp. 192, 295, Richmond: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.