29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,375
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE EPICHYSIS
ATTRIBUTED TO THE MENZIES GROUP CIRCA 330-320 B.C.
With reclining draped female figure on shoulder, flower in left hand and patera in right, mirror in field, palmette and foliate tendrils below handle, band of white laurel around body, moulded masks at base of spout, details in added yellow and white
6¾ in. (17.1 cm.) high
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.
Formerly in a private English collection, acquired in the late 1980s.
Acquired by the present owner in September 2007.
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