• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 247

    A PAESTAN RED-FIGURE SKYPHOS

    CIRCA LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A PAESTAN RED-FIGURE SKYPHOS
    CIRCA LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    Side A: leaping nude satyr, wearing wreath, beaded bands and sandals, holding a fillet and 'skewer of fruit' in left hand, 'skewer of fruit' in right, flanked between two altars and foliate tendrils, tympanum in the field; side B: standing nude maenad, wearing wreath, beaded bands and sandals, holding a drape in left hand, fillet and 'skewer of fruit' in right, altar to the front, flanked between foliate tendrils, tympanum in the field; palmettes under handles, wave bands above and below, details in added yellow and white
    7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a private Swiss collection.
    With Galerie Gunther Puhze, Freiburg, 1987, Catalogue 7, no. 211. Acquired Galerie Gunther Puhze, Freiburg, June 2007.