Lot 3090. Campanian rotfiguriger fish plate from the Robinson group of artists

Sold:€ 4 000
Auction date:07.12.2019   14:00
ID 266782
Lot 3090Campanian rotfiguriger fish plate from the Robinson group of artists
Approx. 350 - 320 BC red-brown shards, black-and-white-painted. Base, slightly concave plate with a Central recess and overhanging, convex edge. Mirror with counter-clockwise floating bream and a torpedo rays, as well as the edge with the shaft band. Ber., minimally rubbed
H. 5, D. 19.5 cm.
Fish dishes are a special form of the ancient in the red-figure style of painted plate. Motives are always fish, or other creatures of the sea, usually in a very naturalistic execution. Characteristic for the Work of the Robinson-painter apply the projecting pectoral fins, and white under the old eyes of the bream, as well as the always-and-white contoured rays.
Bill with guarantee of authenticity: royal-athena galleries, New York, 14.11.2007, the invoice amount is 4500 $.
Provenance: acquired in the 1970s by Prof. Hugo Munster Berg, New Paltz; royal-athena galleries, New York, in 2007; since then private collection of a German noble family.
Literature: Christian Zindel, sea life and the afterlife journey - the fish plate in the collection of Florence Gottet, Kilchberg, 1998, p. 38 (cf.).

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