• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 164

    A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURE BAIL AMPHORA

    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURE BAIL AMPHORA
    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    Side A with maenad running to the right, holding thrysos and cloak, side B with himation clad youth wearing diadem, facing left, palmettes between, wave pattern on shoulder, two profile female heads on the neck, details in added white; and a South Italian red-figure lekanis and lid
    12 3/8 in. (31.4 cm.) high and 7 in. (18 cm.) diam. excl. handles respectively (2)


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    Provenance

    Item one: Gabrielli collection.
    Collection of Wilhelm Horn (1870-1959), Berlin, acquired in 1930: sold Christie's London, 11 December 1987, lot 186.
    American private collection.