4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 11,250
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURED SKYPHOID PYXIS
CIRCA 340-330 B.C.
One side with a draped female moving left and looking back, a wreath in her right hand, an egg-filled patera in her left, wearing a rayed diadem; the other side with a nude youth moving left with a situla in his right hand, his left arm enveloped within his mantle, holding a staff, a fillet in his hair; wave below the scenes, dots above, large palmettes framed by tendrils below the wide handles; the lid with a large overhanging hollow central knob, each side with a profile female head, one facing left, one facing right, palmettes and tendrils in between, dots below, details in added white and yellow
10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm.) high
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German Private Collection, 1950s.
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