• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 208

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE HYDRIA

    CIRCA 400-350 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE HYDRIA
    CIRCA 400-350 B.C.
    With a draped female figure standing within an Ionic naiskos, with ribbon-strewn steps, flanked by naked youth leaning on spear, cloak draped over shoulders and draped female figure with himation pulled over head, box in right hand, band of laurel above, meander band below, details in added white and red
    9¼ in. (23.4 cm ) high


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    Provenance

    Bonhams, London, 21 October 1999, lot 176.