• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 210

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE FISH PLATE

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE EYEBROW PAINTER, CIRCA 350 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE FISH PLATE
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE EYEBROW PAINTER, CIRCA 350 B.C.
    With three fish, a mullet and two wrasse, and a scallop around a central garum (fish sauce) recess, the recess bordered by band of chevrons with central rays, the down-turned rim with wave band, details in added white
    7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Sold Hôtel Drouot, 12 June 1985, no. 134.
    Private Israeli collection, 1999.
    Acquired from The Archaeological Center, Jaffa, May 2000.


    Literature

    I. McPhee and A. D. Trendall, Greek Red-figured Fish-plates, Basel, 1987, p.141, no. 73a.