• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 303

    SIX APULIAN XENON WARE MINIATURE VESSELS

    CIRCA 350 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    SIX APULIAN XENON WARE MINIATURE VESSELS
    CIRCA 350 B.C.
    Comprising a stemless cup; a trefoil-lipped oinochoe; a mug; a kantharos; and two nestorides; all black-glazed with decoration added in red including circles, zigzags, meander, scrolls, chevrons and wave pattern
    2¾ in. (7 cm.) high max. (6)


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    Provenance

    Acquired on the UK art market, 1980s.