• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 203

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE PELIKE

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE ASCOLI-SATRIANO PAINTER, LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.

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    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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    Provenance

    Formerly in a private English collection, circa 1960.
    Acquired by the present owner, July 2008.