27 October 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE HYDRIA, ATTRIBUTED TO THE SUCKLING-SALTING GROUP, NEAR TO BERLIN F3163
4TH CENTURY B.C.
Decorated with a seated draped woman holding out a cista to a standing nude youth who has a himation folded over his left arm, a staff behind, in attendance another standing draped woman holding a phiale and wreath, a cista in the field, a fringed sash above, elaborate palmettes under the rear handle and palmette frieze on the neck, repaired with some restoration
13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) high
Sold Sotheby's London, 8 December 1994, lot 318.
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Offered on 6 December in London, Anthony van Dyck’s Portrait of Princess Mary, Daughter of King Charles I of England