• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 242

    A PAESTAN RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE ASTEAS-PYTHON WORKSHOP, CIRCA 350-325 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAESTAN RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE ASTEAS-PYTHON WORKSHOP, CIRCA 350-325 B.C.
    Side A: duck holding a worm in its beak; side B: female head in profile to the right; palmettes under handles, bands of waves below and above, details in added yellow
    7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired on the European art market in the 1990s.
    With Charles Ede Ltd., September 2000; Greek Pottery South Italy, XIX, no 2.
    Sold Bonhams, London, 29 April, 2004, lot 82.