• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 107

    A LUCANIAN RED-FIGURED HYDRIA

    CIRCA LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LUCANIAN RED-FIGURED HYDRIA
    CIRCA LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C.
    With two facing females, both draped in himations over wide-sleeved chitons, that to the left with her hair bound in a sakkos, a fillet in her extended left hand, that to the right wearing a rayed diadem, a mirror in her outstretched right hand, a tendril between them; a band of Z's along the groundline, laurel on the neck, dots on the rim
    8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Swiss Private Collection, early 1990s.
    with Galerie Günter Puhze, Freiburg, 1996.
    Swiss Private Collection; Bonhams, London, 20 October 2005, lot 181.