• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 218

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE MUG

    CIRCA 400-370 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE MUG
    CIRCA 400-370 B.C.
    With dancing maenad holding tympanum flanked by a naked satyr holding situla and flaming torch, and cloaked youth holding staff, with palmettes under and either side of handles, band of ovolo below, berried vine tendrils around neck, conjoined strap handle, details in added white
    4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a private Swiss collection formed in the 1960s.
    Acquired from Rhea Galerie, Zurich, February 2001.