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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 246

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE KANTHAROS, ATTRIBUTED TO THE WHITE SAKKOS WORKSHOP, GROUP OF BARI 5981

    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE KANTHAROS, ATTRIBUTED TO THE WHITE SAKKOS WORKSHOP, GROUP OF BARI 5981
    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    Side A: a battle scene with two warriors, one on horseback wearing cuirass and pilos helmet, holding a spear aloft and turning back in the saddle to attack a standing figure wearing short tunic, pilos helmet and greaves, shields in the field
    Side B: nude youth seated on a rocky outcrop holding phiale and long branch
    Band of ovolo above and below the scenes, handles with mask protomes on the interior, details in added yellow and white
    13 in. (33 cm.) high


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    PUBLISHED:
    A. D. Trendall and A. Cambitoglou, Second Supplement to The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia, II, London, 1992, p. 374, no. 311k.

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    Provenance

    Sold Sotheby's London, 3 December 1991, lot 191.