8 June 2004
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF TARA COLBURN
to be sold for the benefit of the Los Angeles Opera and other charities
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED COLUMN-KRATER
Circa 350 B.C.
The obverse with a draped female figure standing to the left and a nude youth to the right, a tendril between them, a quartered ball between their hands; the reverse with two draped youths with staffs on either side of an altar, a writing tablet in the field; a band of running S's below the scenes, ivy and berries on the neck, vertical lines on the rim, dots and wavy lines on the lip, palmettes at the handle plates, tendrils and double palmettes below the handles
11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm.) high
with Tullio Diamanti, Rome.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Christie’s specialists discuss Haring, Banksy and Stik, and how to bring the street into the home
Offered on 6 December in London, Anthony van Dyck’s Portrait of Princess Mary, Daughter of King Charles I of England