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Lot 590
An Apulian Red-Figure lekanis and some miscallaneous classical items (14)
Sold for £728 (US$ 1,223) inc. premium
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Lot Details
An Apulian Red-Figure lekanis
Greek South Italy, circa 4th Century B.C.
Enlivened with cream slip, with the head of a lady of fashion holding up a mirror on one side and the head of a youth wearing a fillet on the other, with scrolling around the upper rim and crimson chevrons around the lower rim, 4¼in. (10.7cm.); a South Italian black glazed lekythos, with oval body, cylindrical neck and flat disc rim, with an angular handle, 4th Century B.C., 7in. (17.7cm.), neck and rim repaired, foot chipped; and a group of miscellaneous ancient objects including, a Roman red glazed lamp with volute nozzle and eight-petalled rosette, 2nd Century A.D., 3½in. (9cm.); a Greek black glazed wheel-made lamp with side lug, 3in. (7.5cm.); six other Early Christian terracotta lamps, circa 5th-8th Centuries A.D. and three Roman glass unguentaria, circa 2nd Century A.D., 5in. (12.7cm.) tallest, with iridescence (14)

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  • Provenance:
    From an English private collection.
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