• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 166

    A CAMPANIAN BLACK GLAZED GUTTUS

    CIRCA 300 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A CAMPANIAN BLACK GLAZED GUTTUS
    CIRCA 300 B.C.
    With ring handle and angled spout, the body decorated with vertical striations, the central medallion with head of Seilenos in relief, 5 in. (12.5 cm.) diam. excl. handle; a black glazed pottery kylix, the interior with impressed decoration, 7½ in. (19 cm.) across handles; two black glazed dishes, each decorated with impressed palmettes, 5¼ in. (13.2 cm.) diam. max, all 4th Century B.C.; and three Etruscan impasto ware vessels, with carinated shoulders and strap handles, 7th Century B.C., 7½ in. (19 cm.) high max. (7)


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    See illustration of item two on page 56.

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    Provenance

    Items one-four: collection of Wilhelm Horn (1870-1959), Berlin; sold Christie's London, 11 December 1987, part lot 184 and lot 185.
    Items five-seven: sold Christie's London, 13 December 1988, lot 295.
    American private collection.