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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 192

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED HYDRIA

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE PAINTER OF BOLOGNA 498, CIRCA 380 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED HYDRIA
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE PAINTER OF BOLOGNA 498, CIRCA 380 B.C.
    With two draped females standing on either side of a large kalathos on a two-stepped base, the female to the right holding a wreath and a cista, some details in added white; a band of meander and saltire squares below, laurel on the neck, and vertical lines on the rim
    10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 12 December 1990, lot 63.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 10 July 1991, lot 149.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AMBASSADOR EDWARD ELLIOT ELSON


    Literature

    A.D. Trendall and A. Cambitoglou, Second Supplement to The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia, Part I, London, 1991, no.c.