• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 238

    A SOUTH ITALIAN RED-FIGURE FISH PLATE

    CIRCA MID-4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A SOUTH ITALIAN RED-FIGURE FISH PLATE
    CIRCA MID-4TH CENTURY B.C.
    With three fish, torpedo and two bream, swimming round a central garum (fish sauce) recess, the down-turned rim with wave pattern, details in added white
    7½ in. (19 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Formerly in an Asian collection, formed in the 1960s and 1970s. Sold Christie's London, 14 May 2002, lot 162.