7 December 2000
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED FISH-PLATE
Attributed to the Cuttlefish Painter, Circa 350-330 B.C.
With a cuttlefish, two bream, two small bream, a wrasse, and a wedge-shell disbursed around a central depression with a white-tipped rosette, a band of laurel on the over-hanging rim
10.13/16 in. (27.5 cm) diameter
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For other fish-plates by the painter see pp. 121-123, pl. 45-46 in Trendall and McPhee, Greek Red-Figured Fish-Plates.
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