• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 198

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE SKYPHOS

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE WORKSHOP OF THE PATERA PAINTER, CIRCA 330-310 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE SKYPHOS
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE WORKSHOP OF THE PATERA PAINTER, CIRCA 330-310 B.C.
    Side A: Eros kneeling, wearing a radiate stephane, foliate branch in right hand, rosettes in field; side B: a reclining draped female figure, patera in right hand, mirror in left; band of ovolo above, palmettes and floral tendrils below handles, details in added yellow
    7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) across handles


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Charles Ede Ltd., London, December 1999.