18 October 2005
A SOUTH ITALIAN RED-FIGURE LEKANIS WITH LID, ATTRIBUTED TO THE COPENHAGEN GROUP
4TH CENTURY B.C.
The lid decorated with a running hare and female head wearing dotted diadem, palmettes between, details in added white, repaired, 5¼ in. (13.4 cm.) high; a Roman bronze pitcher, the single handle with foliate terminals, concentric rings on the base, circa 1st-2nd Century A.D., 5½ in. (14 cm.) high; a Daunian ware pottery bell krater decorated with brown encircling bands and a foliate trail between the handles, repaired, 4th-3rd Century B.C., 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) high; and a group of pottery and stone items of various dates(a lot)
Property from a deceased estate, acquired 1989-1998.
Item two: formerly in the collection of Dr Hugh Alderson Fawcett (1891-1982), with white ink monogram on the base: sold Sotheby's London, 13 July 1981, lot 223.
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