• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 219

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE LEBES GAMIKOS

    MID-4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    Formerly in a private French collection, 1975.
    Acquired from Charles Ede Ltd., London, June 2008.