• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 239

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE PLATE

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE PAINTER OF ZURICH 2660, CIRCA 350-330 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE PLATE
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE PAINTER OF ZURICH 2660, CIRCA 350-330 B.C.
    With female head in profile to the left, wearing radiate stephane and sakkos decorated with rosettes, disc earrings and beaded necklace, foliate branch and rosette in the field, within bands of waves and laurel, rays around the rim, details in added yellow and white
    6¼ in. (16 cm.) diam.


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    A hand written letter from Professor A. D. Tendall accompanies this lot, 30 April 1975.

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.


    Provenance

    Acquired from the Archaeological Shop, Tel Aviv, February 1975.


    Literature

    A. D. Trendall and A. Cambitoglou, The Red-figured Vases of Apulia, Oxford, 1982, vol. II, p. 680, no. 400, pl. 252,6.