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    Sale 12256

    Antiquities

    12 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 31

    A PAESTAN RED-FIGURED FISH-PLATE

    WORKSHOP OF ASTEAS AND PYTHON, CIRCA 350-330 B.C.

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    A PAESTAN RED-FIGURED FISH-PLATE
    WORKSHOP OF ASTEAS AND PYTHON, CIRCA 350-330 B.C.
    With a striped bream, a coris and a torpedo, a band of wave on the overhanging rim; details in added white
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) diameter


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    For fish-plates from the Workshop of Asteas and Python see I. McPhee and A.D. Trendall, Greek Red-figured Fish-plates, pp. 104-108, and compare especially pl. 10,4 in I. McPhee and A.D. Trendall, Addenda.

    Provenance

    Private Collection, Germany.
    with Galerie Günter Puhze, Freiburg, 1979 (Kunst der Antike, no. 91).
    with Joseph G. Gerena, New York, 1999.
    with Galerie Günter Puhze, Freiburg.
    Gil and Myrna Goldfine, Tel Aviv, acquired from the above, 2001.
    The Gil and Myrna Goldfine Collection of South Italian Red Figure Vases; Antiquities, Christie's, London, 29 April 2010, lot 221.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the revised provenance reads:
    Private Collection, Germany.
    with Galerie Günter Puhze, Freiburg, 1979 (Kunst der Antike, no. 91).
    with Joseph G. Gerena, New York, 1999.
    with Galerie Günter Puhze, Freiburg.
    Gil and Myrna Goldfine, Tel Aviv, acquired from the above, 2001.
    The Gil and Myrna Goldfine Collection of South Italian Red Figure Vases; Antiquities, Christie's, London, 29 April 2010, lot 221.

    Please note this lot has been published:
    I. McPhee and A. D. Trendall, Greek Red-figured Fish-plates, Basel, 1987, p. 110, no. 46.


    Literature

    I. McPhee and A. D. Trendall, Greek Red-figured Fish-plates, Basel, 1987, p. 110, no. 46.