• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 229

    A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURE SKYPHOS

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE THREE DOT GROUP, CIRCA 320-310 B.C.

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    A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURE SKYPHOS
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE THREE DOT GROUP, CIRCA 320-310 B.C.
    Side A: a draped female figure running to the right, wearing radiate stephane and beaded necklace, cista in right hand, fillet in left hand, dotted circle in field; side B: himation clad youth, facing left, dotted circles in field; palmettes and foliate tendrils under handles, ovolo band under rim, concentric bands on underside of foot, details in added yellow and white
    4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) high


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    A hand written letter from Professor A. D. Trendall accompanies this lot, confirming the attribution to the 'Three Dot Group':
    14 May 1974,...This belongs to the Cassandra-Parrish Group and more specifically to the Three-Dot Group within it.

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.


    Provenance

    Acquired from Hesperia Art, Philadelphia, May 1971.


    Literature

    A. D. Trendall, The Red-Figure Vases of Lucania, Campania and Sicily, Third Supplement, London, 1983, p. 134, no. 349a.