• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 194

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE PYXIS

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE KANTHAROS GROUP, CIRCA 325-300 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE PYXIS
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE KANTHAROS GROUP, CIRCA 325-300 B.C.
    Of spherical form on raised foot, the knopped lid with two profile female heads, wearing radiate stephane and sakkos, beaded necklace and earrings, palmettes between, the bowl with bands of wave and laurel, details in added yellow and white
    4½ in. (11.5 cm) high


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    Provenance

    With Charles Ede Ltd., London, 1988.
    Formerly in the collection of Miss G. M. B. Owen.
    Sold Bonhams, London, 14 May 2003, lot 586.


    Literature

    Charles Ede Ltd., Greek Pottery from South Italy XIII, 1988, no. 22.