4 June 2008
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED CHOUS
CIRCA 340-320 B.C.
With a nude youth seated to the right on his mantle, his head turned back, wearing shoes, a thick wreath around his neck and a fillet, holding a filleted thyrsos and a wreath; a band of wave above, details in added white
8 in. (20.3 cm.) high
with T. Fujita, 1970s.
Property of a Private Collector; Christie's, New York, 12 December 2002, lot 41 (part).
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