• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 23

    A SOUTH ITALIAN RED-FIGURE PELIKE

    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SOUTH ITALIAN RED-FIGURE PELIKE
    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    Side A with standing naked youth holding a patera out to a seated draped female who holds a branch, side B with the seated figure of winged Eros holding a casket, 9½ in. (24 cm.) high; a South Italian red-figure trefoil-lipped oinochoe with profile female head, 7 in. (18 cm.) high; and a South Italian red-figure plate with profile female head, 5¼ in. (13.2 cm.) diam., both late 4th Century B.C. (3)


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    Provenance

    Collection of an Austrian noble family, acquired 1750-1780.