London, South Kensington
29 April 2010
A SOUTH ITALIAN RED-FIGURE FISH PLATE
ATTRIBUTED TO THE PAINTER OF BOSTON 282.1970, CIRCA 330 B.C.
With three fish, a striped perch, torpedo and cuttlefish, swimming around a central garum (fish sauce) recess, the down-turned rim with reverse wave band, details in added white
8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam.
Formerly in a Swiss private collection formed in the 1980s.
Sold Bonhams, London, 20 October, 2005, lot 165.
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