• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 302

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE KNOP-HANDLED PATERA

    CIRCA 350-320 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE KNOP-HANDLED PATERA
    CIRCA 350-320 B.C.
    The interior with a bejewelled nude Eros seated on flower, hair bound in radiate stephane, holding fan, bordered by bands of waves and stylized laurel, the rim with two knopped handles, details added in white and yellow
    14 7/8 in. (37.8 cm.) diam.


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    See also lots 153, 154, 166, 252, 255, 306, 336, 346 and 364.

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    Provenance

    Formerly in the collection of the German archaeologist and architect Udo Schwalm (1905-1994), formed between the 1930s and the 1970s.


    Exhibited

    Villa Hügel, Essen, 1950s; Römische Villa, Bad Kreuznach, 1980s; Museum Villa Erckens, Grevenbroich, 1990-2004; and Treasures of Lost Times, Mikkel Museum, Tallinn, Estonia, 2nd February - 31st December 2009.