• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 26

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE HYDRIA

    CIRCA MID-4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE HYDRIA
    CIRCA MID-4TH CENTURY B.C.
    With a central stele tied with a fillet and a phiale above, flanked on either side with two standing nude youths, cloaks draped over arms and berried fillets in their hair, both with knobbed staffs, one wearing buttoned boots and holding a patera and phiale, the other with mirror and fillet, large palmette under pouring handle, zigzag groundline, band of laurel around neck, details in added white and yellow


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    Provenance

    Previously in a private collection, London; acquired in the late 1990s: sold Bonhams, London, 20 October 2005, lot 302.


    Pre-Lot Text

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