London, South Kensington
15 December 2010
A GROUP OF SOUTH-ITALIAN RED-FIGURED VASES
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Including an oinochoe, attributed to the White Saccos-Kantharos Group, depicting the profile head of a Lady of fashion, 8¾ in. (22 cm.) high; a prochous, attributed to the Menzies Group, with a winged Eros seated on rocks and holding a phiale, 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high; a kantharos with profile female head, flanked by tendrils and palmettes under the handles, 2½ in. (6.3 cm.) high; and two Apulian plates, with profile heads of Lady of Fashion, encircled by borders of scrolling and laurel leaves, one with a folded scarf and foliate tendrils in the field, attributed to the Zurich Group 2660, 6¾ in. 917 cm.) diam. max. (5)
Item 3: purchased on the London art Market, 1995. All other items: with Parthenon Gallery, 1990s.
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Prochous: A. D. Trendall & A. Cambitoglou, The Red-figured Vases of Apulia, 1st Supplement, London, 1983, p. 143, no. 26/236c; and De bWarande, greiks and Italisch Aardewerk, Turnhout, 1986, p. 40, coll. 206.
Please note this lot is incorrectly catalogued, the prochous is in fact a squat trefoiled oinochoe
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