A large Apulian red-figure knob-handled patera

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Lot 182
A large Apulian red-figure knob-handled patera

Sold for £ 4,080 (US$ 5,161) inc. premium

Antiquities

15 Oct 2008, 10:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

A large Apulian red-figure knob-handled patera
Circa 350-320 B.C.
The decoration enlivened with added white, ochre and crimson, showing a naiskos scene with a warrior standing in front of his horse, the warrior wearing a chlamys pinned at the neck and hanging behind him, holding a spear in his left hand, the horse's reins in his right, the naiskos pediment with palmette acroteria and wave pattern at the base, flanked by large sprigs of laurel, enclosed in encircling borders of wave pattern and meandering vine, with wave pattern along the rim, rosette-decorated knobs either side of the ridged strap handles, set on a flared foot, 16½in (42cm) diam, repaired with minor restoration

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Ex London private collection.
A large Apulian red-figure knob-handled patera
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