• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 197

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE SKYPHOS

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE WATERSPOUT GROUP, CIRCA 375-350 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE SKYPHOS
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE WATERSPOUT GROUP, CIRCA 375-350 B.C.
    Side A: naked youth, cloak draped over left arm, holding patera in right hand; side B: draped female figure, looking over right shoulder, holding patera in left hand and grape bunch in right, rosettes and fillet in field; palmettes and foliate tendrils under handles, details in added yellow and white
    3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sold Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., London, 27 October 1980.
    Acquired from Charles Ede Ltd., London, March 1982.


    Literature

    A. D. Trendall and A. Cambitoglou, First Supplement to The Red-figured Vases of Apulia, London, 1983, p. 38, no. 69b.