London, South Kensington
27 October 2009
A CAMPANIAN BLACK GLAZED GUTTUS
CIRCA 300 B.C.
With ring handle and angled spout, the body decorated with vertical striations, the central medallion with head of Seilenos in relief, 5 in. (12.5 cm.) diam. excl. handle; a black glazed pottery kylix, the interior with impressed decoration, 7½ in. (19 cm.) across handles; two black glazed dishes, each decorated with impressed palmettes, 5¼ in. (13.2 cm.) diam. max, all 4th Century B.C.; and three Etruscan impasto ware vessels, with carinated shoulders and strap handles, 7th Century B.C., 7½ in. (19 cm.) high max. (7)
Items one-four: collection of Wilhelm Horn (1870-1959), Berlin; sold Christie's London, 11 December 1987, part lot 184 and lot 185.
Items five-seven: sold Christie's London, 13 December 1988, lot 295.
American private collection.
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