29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,625
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,500
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE PELIKE
ATTRIBUTED TO THE ASCOLI-SATRIANO PAINTER, LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Both sides with Eros seated on a rocky outcrop, wearing dotted stephane, dotted circles and garlands in field, framed within bands of chevrons, and dotted ovolo band above, palmettes and foliate tendrils under handles, laurel band around neck, details in added yellow and white
5 5/8 in. (14.3 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 English collection, circa 1960.
Acquired by the present owner, July 2008.
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