• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 243

    A PAESTAN RED-FIGURE HYDRIA

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE ASTEAS-PYTHON WORKSHOP, CIRCA 35O B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A PAESTAN RED-FIGURE HYDRIA
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE ASTEAS-PYTHON WORKSHOP, CIRCA 35O B.C.
    With a nude youth moving to his right, cloak over his left arm, holding cista and fillet in right hand, staff in left, palmettes under the handles, dotted rosettes on shoulder, band of waves below, band of dotted ovolo on neck, details in added yellow
    7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    With Charles Ede Ltd., London, 1977.
    Formerly in the Captain G. P. Gowlett collection.
    Acquired Charles Ede Ltd., London, November 1992.


    Literature

    A. D. Trendall, The Red-figured Vases of Paestum, Hertford, 1987, p. 198/538
    C. Ede, Collecting Antiquities, London, 1989, pl. 51.