• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 30

    A CORINTHIAN POTTERY TRIPOD PYXIS

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE PAINTER OF THE BRUSSELS SIRENS, CIRCA 570-560 B.C.

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    A CORINTHIAN POTTERY TRIPOD PYXIS
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE PAINTER OF THE BRUSSELS SIRENS, CIRCA 570-560 B.C.
    The three rectangular leg plates each decorated with a siren with outstretched wings, the purple rim with multiple encircling grooves, the details incised and added in purple
    4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) diam.


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    The Painter of the Brussels Sirens is a member of the Sad Siren Group.

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


    Provenance

    Sold Christie's London, April 2000, lot 173.


    Literature

    Art of the Ancient World, vol. XII, 2001, no. 161.