• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 233

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE PLATE

    CLOSELY CONNECTED TO THE PAINTER OF ZURICH 2660, CIRCA 300 B.C.

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    Estimate

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE PLATE
    CLOSELY CONNECTED TO THE PAINTER OF ZURICH 2660, CIRCA 300 B.C.
    With a female head in profile to the left, wearing radiate stephane and kekryphalos, beaded necklace and earrings, phiale mesomphalos in the field, within bands of waves and laurel, rays around the rim, details in added yellow and white
    6¾ in. (17.3 cm.) diam.


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    Cf. A. D. Trendall and A. Cambitoglou, The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia, Vol. II, Oxford, 1982, p. 681, no. 415, pl. 252,9 for similar.

    Special Notice

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


    Provenance

    Acquired from Charles Ede Ltd., London, March 1981.


    Literature

    Charles Ede Ltd., Greek Pottery from South Italy VIII, 1981, no. 26.