• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 214

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE FISH PLATE

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE GROUP OF KARLSRUHE 66/140, CIRCA 350-320 B.C.

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    Estimate

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE FISH PLATE
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE GROUP OF KARLSRUHE 66/140, CIRCA 350-320 B.C.
    With a striped perch, torpedo, bream and hornshell around a cental garum (fish sauce) recess, two mussels in the field, recess with wave band and central rosette, the down-turned rim with laurel band, details in added yellow and white
    9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a Swiss collection.
    Sold Bonhams, London, 20 May 2002, lot 239.