29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
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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Formerly in a private Swiss collection formed in the 1960s.
Acquired from Rhea Galerie, Zurich, February 2001.
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