• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 217

    A LUCANIAN RED-FIGURE SQUAT LEKYTHOS

    CIRCA 350 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A LUCANIAN RED-FIGURE SQUAT LEKYTHOS
    CIRCA 350 B.C.
    With standing nude reveller, holding thyrsos in his left hand and kantharos in his right, gazing upwards, cloak draped over his shoulders, large palmette under handle, tongues around neck, details in added white
    6¼ in (16 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    With Arete Gallery, Zurich, 1971.
    Acquired from Jean-David Cahn AG, Basel, November 2006.