• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 211

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE FISH PLATE

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

    Price Realised  

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE FISH PLATE
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE FLATFISH PAINTER, CIRCA 350 B.C.
    With three fish, a striped perch, ray and bream, swimming around a central garum (fish sauce) recess, a clam and two shrimps in the field, recess with rosette, the down-turned rim with wave band, details in added white
    8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Formerly in the collection of Leo Mildenberg, Switzerland.
    Acquired from Rhea Galerie, Zurich, October 2000.


    Saleroom Notice

    The illustration for lot 211 has been mis-labelled as lot 212 in the printed catalogue, but is correct online.