• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 212

    A SOUTH ITALIAN RED-FIGURE FISH PLATE

    CIRCA 400-380 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A SOUTH ITALIAN RED-FIGURE FISH PLATE
    CIRCA 400-380 B.C.
    With three fish, a perch, bream and dog fish, swimming around a central garum (fish sauce) recess, the recess bordered by band of wave, the down-turned rim with wave band
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam.


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    A Thermoluminescence Analysis Report from Laboratory Ralf Kotalla, Haigerloch, Germany, accompanies this lot.

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.


    Provenance

    Formerly in a Belgian collection, formed in the 1980s.
    Acquired Jean-David Cahn AG, Basel, November 2007.


    Saleroom Notice

    The illustration for lot 212 has been mis-labelled as lot 211 in the printed catalogue, but is correct online.