29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,250
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE THYMIATERION
ATTRIBUTED TO THE TARANTO FROM CANOSA GROUP, CIRCA 320-310 B.C.
The base with a profile female head on each side, wearing radiate stephane and sakkos, beaded necklace and earrings, palmettes between, the neck with stripes and wave band, surmounted by a circular dish with another similar female head, wave band on rim, details in added yellow and white
8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) high
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.
Sold Bonhams, London, 8 December 1992, lot 224.
Acquired from Charles Ede Ltd., London, October 1994.
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