06 décembre 2019

An Apulian red-figured rhyton, circa 350-320 B.C.

Lot 447. An Apulian red-figured rhyton, circa 350-320 B.C.; 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) long. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Provenance: with Ingrid McAlpine (1939-2018), London and Epsom, 1993. Note: This finely sculpted rhyton depicts a Laconian hound. For a related example, see no. 282, pl. 30, 1-2 in H. Hoffmann, Tarentine Rhyta. Christie's. Antiquities, London, 4 December 2019
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24 janvier 2017

Galerie Günter et Puhze. Stand 133a. Brafa Art Fair, 21-29 janvier 2017

Eros, Hellenistic, early 2nd century BC. Terracotta. H 39.3 cm. Courtesy Galerie Galerie Günter et Puhze.  Literature: Freddie Küng, Luzern, catalogue Schweizerische Kunst- und Antiquitäten-Messe, Basel 1972, p. 18. Calyx krater by the Underworld Painter, Apulian, 4th century BC. Clay. H 59.5 cm. Courtesy Galerie Galerie Günter et Puhze.  Provenance: Belgian private collection, Liege, acquired in the early 1970sLiterature: LIMC, Supplt 2009, vol. 1, p. 176/177, vol. 2 p.... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2012

Terracotta rhyton, Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Tarentine, Hellenistic, late 4th–early 3rd century B.C.

Terracotta rhyton (vase for libations or drinking), Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Tarentine, Hellenistic, late 4th–early 3rd century B.C. H.: 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm). Rogers Fund, 1906. Accession Number: 06.1021.258. © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  The head is that of an Italic variety of Maltese dog. These rhyta began to be made about the middle of the fourth century B.C. and were glazed black, with red-figure decoration on the cuff. The latest pieces in the series were unglazed... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2012

Terracotta rhyton (vase for libations or drinking). Attributed to the Patera-Ganymede Workshop. Greek, South Italian, Apulian,

Terracotta rhyton (vase for libations or drinking). Attributed to the Patera-Ganymede Workshop. Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Late Classical, ca. 350–300 B.C. H. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm). Rogers Fund, 1903. Accession Number: 03.3.3. © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  The rhyton is in the form of a sheep's head. On the cuff is Eros flying with a casket.
12 juillet 2012

Terracotta rhyton (vase for libations or drinking), Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Hellenistic, late 4th–early 3rd century B.C.

Terracotta rhyton (vase for libations or drinking), Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Hellenistic, late 4th–early 3rd century B.C. H. 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm). Rogers Fund, 1917. Accession Number:17.230.36. © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  The rhyton is in the form of a horse's head. The original polychrome decoration is lost.
12 juillet 2012

Terracotta rhyton (vase for libations or drinking), Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Late Classical, ca. 350–300 B.C.

Terracotta rhyton (vase for libations or drinking), Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Late Classical, ca. 350–300 B.C. H.: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm) Diam.: 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm). Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971. Accession Number:1972.118.150. © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  The vase is in the form of a deer's head. On the cuff is a flying Nike.

22 avril 2010

A Collector's Menagerie: Animal Sculpture from the Ancient World

Bactrian stone head of a goat, 3rd millennium BC. Height: 10 cm Ever since he first drew on the walls of his cave, man has had the desire to depict the creatures around him. The Sladmore Gallery, 57 Jermyn Street, St James’s, London, is renowned for exhibiting animal sculpture from the last 200 years, and has now invited Rupert Wace Ancient Art to introduce collectors to a veritable menagerie from the ancient world, spanning a period of some 2,400 years. A Collector’s Menagerie: Animal Sculpture from the Ancient World will... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2009

Superb Examples of Roman and Greek Art Highlight Christie's Spring Sale of Antiquities

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie's is pleased to announce the sale of Antiquities on June 3, which will offer nearly 200 lots with a particularly strong selection of Roman marbles, including a handsome marble herm bust of Menander and a massive red marble labrum. Other highlights include fine examples of classical Greek vases, both Athenian and South Italian alongside Egyptian and Near Eastern art. A massive Roman red marble (cotanello antico) labrum, circa 2nd-3rd century A.D. (estimate: $300,000-500,000). Photo: Christie´s Images... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2009

An Apulian red-figure column krater . Circa 350-300 B.C.

An Apulian red-figure column krater . Circa 350-300 B.C. The decoration enlivened with added yellow and white, showing a profile head of a Lady of Fashion on both sides, each with her hair dressed in a beribboned kekryphalos with a radiate stephane, curls falling at the ear, wearing a pendant earring and beaded necklace, a band of strokes above, wave pattern on the baseline, palmettes below the handles, the neck decorated with a garland of ivy with berries and floral motifs, the outer rim with a band of wave pattern, the top of... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2009

An apulian red-figure amphora. 4th century B.C.

An apulian red-figure amphora. 4th century B.C. Side A: nine figures in two registers, the upper with seated female holding wreath and phiale looking back at a naked seated youth with thyrsos, and a standing female with garland and phiale who looks towards a naked seated youth with staff, the lower register with seated female offering phiale to standing naked youth with wreath and flower, and a naked youth leaning on a staff with arm outstretched towards a seated female with casket, another standing youth with staff to right,... [Lire la suite]
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