• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 209

    AN APLULIAN RED-FIGURE BIRD ASKOS

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE BALTIMORE PAINTER, CIRCA 330-320 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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    Provenance

    Formerly in the collection of Dr. Angelo R. Bergamo, New Jersey.
    Acquired from Hixenbaugh Ancient Art, New York, June 2005.