A Campanian red-figure neck amphora
Lot 86W
A Campanian red-figure neck amphora
Sold for £8,750 (US$ 13,692) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Campanian red-figure neck amphora
A Campanian red-figure neck amphora
Attributed to the Pilos Head Group, circa 330 B.C.
The decoration with added white paint, showing on side (a) a man wearing a short peplos, Phrygian cap and boots, holding a whip in his right hand, the reins of his rearing horse in his left, the neck with a profile head of a youth, side (b) with a standing draped female, facing a male figure holding a strigil in his right hand, a hoop in his left, the neck with a profile head of a man wearing a pilos helmet, 16in (41cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    English private collection.
    Bonhams, 15 Oct 2008, lot 37.
    The Graham Geddes Collection, Melbourne, Australia.
    Acquired at Sotheby's London, July 11th, 1988, lot 178.

    Exhibited
    On loan to the Museum of Mediterranean Antiquities, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, December 1989 - April 2008.

    Literature:
    Cf. A.D. Trendall, The Red-Figured Vases of Lucania, Campania and Sicily, Oxford, 1967, pl. 107.
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
W Shipping & handling restrictions apply

Objects displayed with a w will be located in the Bonhams Warehouse and will only be available for collection from this location.

Contacts
  1. Antiquities (UK)
    Auction Administration - Antiquities
    Bonhams
    Work
    Work +44 20 7468 8333
  2. Madeleine Perridge
    Auction Administration - Antiquities
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, United Kingdom W1S 1SR
    Work +44 20 7468 8226
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8283
Similar Items