29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,500
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
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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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.
Acquired from Charles Ede Ltd., London, December 1999.
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