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    Sale 12239

    Antiquities

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 26

    A MESSAPIAN KALATHOS AND GNATHIA WARE SKYPHOS

    APULIA, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

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    A MESSAPIAN KALATHOS AND GNATHIA WARE SKYPHOS
    APULIA, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    The kalathos with large flaring rim, decorated with painted buff bands of foliate decoration, an ivy trail on the rim interior; the skyphos with grape vine, tongues, and dotted and wavy bands, details in added red, white and yellow
    Kalathos: 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) high; skyphos: 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high


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    PUBLISHED:
    W. Hornbostel, Kunst der Antike - Schätze aus norddeutschem Privatbesitz, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Mainz, 1977, cat. nos 317 & 325.

    Provenance

    Private collection, Hamburg, acquired prior to 1977; and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Exhibited

    Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Kunst der Antike: Schätze aus norddeutschem Privatbesitz, 21 January-6 March 1977.