London, South Kensington
7 October 2010
A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURED FISH-PLATE
ATTRIBUTED TO THE ADELAIDE PAINTER, CIRCA 340-330 B.C.
With two perch and a bream swimming around a central garum (fish sauce) recess, the down-turned rim with wave band, details in added white
7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam.
With Charles Ede Ltd., London, 1983.
English private collection.
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Please note that this lot is by the Adelaide-S. Prisco Painter and is published in I. McPhee and A.D. Trendall, Greek Red-Figured Fish-Plates, Basel, 1987, p. 76, no. 3.
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