29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,500
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 3,500
AN APLULIAN RED-FIGURE BIRD ASKOS
ATTRIBUTED TO THE BALTIMORE PAINTER, CIRCA 330-320 B.C.
With a draped female figure, wearing a radiate stephane, ribboned sakkos and beaded necklace, seated on a stool before an altar, fan in right hand and cista in left, palmette flanked by foliate scrolls under handle, band of dotted ovolo around neck, details in added yellow and white
8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high
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Formerly in the collection of Dr. Angelo R. Bergamo, New Jersey.
Acquired from Hixenbaugh Ancient Art, New York, June 2005.
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