A large Gnathian ware skyphos
Apulia, circa late 4th Century B.C.
The decoration in white and yellow, side (a) depicting a running female figure holding a floral sprig and bunch of grapes, a grape vine motif above and to the sides, side (b) with a running male figure holding a cockerel in one hand, and staff topped with a winged bird in the other, vines above and to the side, tongues, dots, scrolls and coloured bands below the rim, 14¾in x 18¾in (37.5cm x 47.6cm)
- Please note that the provenance for this lot should read:
The property of a European private collector. Acquired in the UK and the US in the late 1970s-early 1990s.
Sotheby's London, 14 December 1990, lot 299.