• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 193

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE STAMNOID PYXIS

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE PAINTER OF THE KASSEL CUP, CIRCA 325 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE STAMNOID PYXIS
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE PAINTER OF THE KASSEL CUP, CIRCA 325 B.C.
    Decorated on both sides with profile female heads, wearing stephane and kekryphalos, beaded necklace and earrings, palmettes under handles, bands of rays above, the knopped lid with band of rays, details in added yellow
    3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Charles Ede Ltd., London, March 1995.


    Literature

    Charles Ede Ltd., Greek Pottery from South Italy XIV, 1990, no. 13.
    A. D. Trendall and A. Cambitoglou, Second Supplement to The Red-figured Vases of Apulia; Part II, Chapters 21-30, London, 1992, p. 223, no. 849a.