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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 237

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE AMPHORA

    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE AMPHORA
    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    Both sides with female profile busts, palmettes under the handles, rays around the shoulder, 12¾ in. (32.5 cm.) high; a Campanian red-figure bail-amphora, the body decorated with four large palmettes, circa 360-330 B.C., 11 in. (28 cm.) high; and two South Italian red-figure lekanis lids, each decorated with two female profile heads, both 4th Century B.C., 3½ in. (9 cm.) diam. max., all with details in added white and yellow (4)


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a Japanese private collection, acquired during the 1970s-1980s.