London, South Kensington
7 October 2010
A PAESTAN RED-FIGURED LEBES GAMIKOS
ATTRIBUTED TO THE ASTEAS-PYTHON WORKSHOP, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Side A: nude female seated before basin, drapery covering lower body, with mirror in left hand, patera and wreath in right; side B: seated nude Eros, holding wreath and offerings; palmettes under handles, band of dotted ovolo above, wave band below, tongues on shoulder, details in added yellow
9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) high incl. handles
Anonymous sale; Auction Francois de Ricqles, Paris, 1 October 1999, lot 332.
The Gil and Myrna Goldfine collection; acquired from Galerie Günter Puhze, Freiburg, October 2000.
Accompanied by a French passport.
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K. Schauenburg, Studien zur unteritalischen Vasenmalerei, Band VII/VIII, Kiel, 2005, p. 59, pl. 164/153
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