Christie's Special Exhibition Gallery
7 December 2011
TWO CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURED VESSELS
ATTRIBUTED TO THE GROUP OF BRUSSELS A137, CIRCA 340-320 B.C.
Including an askos and a guttus, each with a lentoid body, the shoulders with a red-figured female head and a female head in added white in profile, palmettes and tendrils in between, the askos with a high arching handle and a spout with a wide flaring mouth; the guttus with a mirror before one head, a molded animal head serving as the spout, a perforated filter at the center
Askos: 7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) long (2)
Askos: with Charles Ede, London, 1971 (Catalogue, no. 2).
Estate of George Halpern, New York; Sotheby's, New York, 17 December 1998, lot 305.
Guttus: Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 17 December 1992, lot 124 (as Apulian).
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Askos: A.D. Trendall, The Red-figured Vases of Lucania, Campania and Sicily, Third Supplement (Consolidated), London, 1983, p. 232, no. 407b.
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