• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 32

    A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURE LEKYTHOS

    LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURE LEKYTHOS
    LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    With profile female head wearing stephane, her kekryphalos painted with red and white dotted decoration, elaborate palmette below handle, 7½ in. (19 cm.) high; and two Attic black-figure lekythoi, with rays around the shoulder, one with Dionysos reclining flanked by two dancing maenads, the other with Ajax and Achilles playing a board game, flanked by two horsemen, both 5th Century B.C., 6¾ in. (7.1 cm.) and 8¼ in. (21 cm.) high respectively (3)


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    Provenance

    Item one: formerly in an English private collection, acquired in the 1940s; sold Christie's London, 18 October 2005, lot 165.