29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 2,200 - GBP 2,800
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE LEBES GAMIKOS
MID-4TH CENTURY B.C.
Side A: seated figure of Eros, wearing stephane and jewellery, holding laden phiale in right hand and grape bunch in left, window, circles and rosettes in field; side B: seated draped female figure, wearing stephane and jewellery, holding cista in right hand and grape bunch in left, windows, circles and rosettes in field; palmettes below handles, radiate lines on shoulders, wave band below, the knopped lid with radiate lines and wave band on rim, details in added yellow and white
7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.
Formerly in a private French collection, 1975.
Acquired from Charles Ede Ltd., London, June 2008.
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