A Campanian red-figure skyphos
Lot 87
A Campanian red-figure skyphos
£4,000 - 6,000
US$ 6,700 - 10,000
Auction Details
A Campanian red-figure skyphos
Lot Details
A Campanian red-figure skyphos
Attributed to the Siamese Painter, circa 340-320 B.C.
Side (a) with two warriors wearing greaves, the one on the left wearing a crested helmet, holding a battle-axe and shield with a wave pattern border, the one on the right wearing a plumed helmet, holding spear and shield with sun motif; side (b) with a horse galloping towards an Ionic column, an owl below one handle, a palmette below the other, 6in (15cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    English private collection.
    Gil and Myrna Goldfine Collection, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2004-2010: sold Christie's London, 29 April 2010, lot 230.
    American private collection, Louisiana: sold Christie's New York, 10 Dec 2004, lot 489.
    Christie's New York, 18 Dec 1998, lot 107.
    With Coins and Antiquities Ltd, London, Cat. 57, AN731.

    Published:
    K. Schauenburg, Studien zur unteritalischen Vasenmalerei, Band IX/X, Keil, 2006, p.19, pl.122/33.
    A.D. Trendall, The Red-Figured Vases of Lucania, Campania and Sicily, Third Supplement, London, 1983, no. 2 / 922b, p. 165 and 170, pl. XIX/6.
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