• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 114

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED AMPHORA

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE WOLFENBÜTTEL PAINTER, CIRCA 350-340 B.C.

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    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED AMPHORA
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE WOLFENBÜTTEL PAINTER, CIRCA 350-340 B.C.
    The obverse with a youth standing within a naiskos, with a youth to the left holding a branch, a female to the right with a patera and wreath; the reverse with three draped youths; with a band of meander and saltire squares encircling below, a band of laurel below the rim, palmettes on the neck, vertical lines on the shoulders, a band of key on the obverse, wave on the reverse, palmettes below each handle
    28½ in. (71.12 cm) high


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    Provenance

    The Sheldon Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute; Christie's, New York, 19 March 1997, lot 66.


    Literature

    A.D. Trendall and A. Cambitoglou, The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia, Oxford, 1982, no. 13/189a, p. 1062.