4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 4,000
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED LEKANIS
CIRCLE OF THE ILIUPERSIS PAINTER, CIRCA 340-320 B.C.
One side of the lid with a draped seated female, holding a fan in her left hand, looking back and reaching toward a hare; the other side with a seated nude youth, a filleted thyrsos in his left hand, looking back and reaching with his right hand, a tympanum in the field; tendrils and a palmette in between, a band of wave on the overhanging rim, four adorsed palmettes on the knob handle, details in added white; S's in added red on the rim of the bowl
6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) diameter excluding handles
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Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 18 June 1991, lot 169.
THE PROPERTY OF AN UPSTATE NEW YORK COLLECTOR