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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 41

    A SOUTH ITALIAN RED-FIGURE PELIKE

    LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SOUTH ITALIAN RED-FIGURE PELIKE
    LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    The body with a profile female head on either side, wearing stephane and kekryphalos, a band of wave pattern on the neck, palmette and tendrils below the handles, details in added white; and an Attic black-figure lekythos, with the figures of three seated women, one holding a kithara, grape vines in the field, dotted rays on the shoulder, circa 520-500 B.C.
    6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) and 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high respectively (2)


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    Provenance

    Item one: English private collection, acquired from Seaby, London, 1993 and sold Christie's London, 18 October 2005, lot 166.