• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 240

    AN ETRUSCAN RED-FIGURE STAMNOS

    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ETRUSCAN RED-FIGURE STAMNOS
    CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    Each side decorated with a draped maenad walking to the right carrying wreath and thyrsos, palmettes under the handles, foliate scrolls either side, band of ovolo around the rim edge
    9½ in. (24 cm.) high


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    Please note that the lots of Iranian origin are subject to U.S. trade restrictions which currently prohibit the import into the United States. Similar restrictions may apply in other countries.


    Provenance

    Collection of Joseph McCrindle (1923-2008). See also lots 214-215.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE JOSEPH MCCRINDLE SOLD BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTORS