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Greek Campanian Pottery Red-Figure Pedestal Fish Plate Lot 30A Part of a live auction event on Wednesday, Jun 20

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Seller: artemisgallerylive (37) 100%, Location: Louisville, Colorado, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 263746544339 LOT 30ASeller's Estimate: USD 3,500 - 5,000 Magna Graecia, Southern Italy, Campania, ca. 360 to 340 BCE. A lovely wheel-thrown ceramic fish plate of a classic pinax or pinakion (meaning "tablet" for its shape) form with a trio of fish painted via the red-figure technique with added fugitive white and black details, the three sea creatures swimming around a central garum (fish sauce) recess with a concave red border. The perimeter of the downturned rim is adorned with a fine band of spiraling waves; the entire dimpled disk form is elevated on a raised pedestal foot. Size: 7.125" W x 2.625" H (18.1 cm x 6.7 cm). Fish plates were initially produced in Athens during the late fifth century BCE characterized by fish with bellies oriented towards the outside rim of the plate. While in Athens the palette was limited to a red clay fabric and black gloss slip with only rare uses of white overpainting, later examples from Greek settlers in Southern Italy (Taranto, Paestum, Capua, and Cumae) were more colorful with added white and yellow pigments. The South Italian fish plates also departed from Attic examples in that they were characterized by decoration in which the fish's bellies were oriented inwards towards the sauce cup at the center of the plate, as we see in this example. A stylistically-similar example hammered for GBP 6,250 ($8,329.28) at Christie's, London Antiquities Auction (sale 12239, July 6, 2016, lot 70): https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/ancient-art-antiquities/a-campanian-red-figured-fish-plate-attributed-to-6009389-details.aspx?from=searchresults&intObjectID=6009389&sid=1381b705-18a9-47db-ba7d-8bdcd7d472b9 Provenance: private East Coast, USA collection All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience. #135423 Condition Report: Plate and foot repaired from several large pieces with some areas of restoration, resurfacing, and overpainting, and light adhesive residue along break lines. Surface wear and abrasions commensurate with age as expected, small nicks to foot, underside, rim, and top, and fading and some overpainting to pigmentation. Light earthen and mineral deposits along underside. Old inventory sticker on underside of foot. Payment: The buyer is responsible for paying the seller directly after winning the item. Details on accepted payment methods and where to send payment are provided in an invoice from the seller. Shipping: The buyer is responsible for paying all shipping costs and arranging for shipping and delivery with the seller. Additional shipping details from the seller: Auction House will ship, at Buyer's expense For more information see terms and conditions Knowing when to bid: An event can last a few hours. To help figure out when an item will come up for auction, watch the pace of the event and keep in mind that items usually come up in lot order.Exceptional Day 1 | Antiquities, Asian, Russian, Fine Art offered by Artemis Gallery Wednesday, June 20, 2018 | 07:00AM GMT-07:00 Louisville, Colorado, USA

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