26 - 27 October 2004
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE FISH PLATE, ATTRIBUTED TO THE COSTANTINI PAINTER
CIRCA 320-300 B.C.
The interior of the plate with sea creatures swimming around a central garum fish sauce recess, comprising a squid, a large electric ray, an octopus, a spotted torpedo, two small fish, two horn shells and a shrimp(?), with details added in white and yellow, the down-turned rim with a reserved laurel band
9¾ in. (24.7 cm.) diam.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Animals, 1981, I, no. 149; and I. McPhee and A. D. Trendall, Greek Red-figured Fish-plates, Basel, 1987, p. 131, pl. 54d, no. 144.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium
Offered on November 29, this exceptional single malt is expected to set a new world auction record. Specialist Tim Triptree MW explains why
Why this 18.96-carat Fancy Vivid Pink diamond, which was promptly renamed The Winston Pink Legacy, sold for CHF50,375,000 in Geneva