• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 225

    A PAESTAN RED-FIGURE KYLIX

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE WORKSHOP OF ASTEAS AND PYTHON, CIRCA 350-320 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A PAESTAN RED-FIGURE KYLIX
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE WORKSHOP OF ASTEAS AND PYTHON, CIRCA 350-320 B.C.
    The exterior with himation clad youth, on each side, wearing wreath, flanked by palmettes, rosettes in field, palmettes under handles, the interior tondo with bearded Silenus, seated on foliate frond, wearing dotted garment, drapery around waist and over his left arm, and boots, holding thyrsos in left hand and kantharos in right, enclosed within wave boarder, details in added purple, red and white
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) diam. max. excl. handles


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    Provenance

    With Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, May 1991.
    Sold Bonhams, London, 26 April, 2001, lot 61.


    Literature

    Art of the Ancient World, Vol. VI, Part II, New York, May 1991.