• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 201

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE EPICHYSIS

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE MENZIES GROUP CIRCA 330-320 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    Formerly in a private English collection, acquired in the late 1980s.
    Acquired by the present owner in September 2007.