Attributed to the Baltimore Painter (active c.330-300BC), this Greek terracotta rhyton in the shape of a bull’s head, from the late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period c.330-320BC, sold for £45,000 from Colnaghi at Frieze Masters.

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Running from October 11-15 at Regent’s Park, this was its 11th staging, and the first to run since the cancellation of London’s other leading fair Masterpiece.

While Masterpiece was scrapped due to rising costs and Brexit challenges, Frieze Masters proved that it is still possible to have a buoyant international fair in Britain.

This year Frieze Masters widened its remit, welcoming furniture as well as several other specialists in areas outside of traditional fine art.

‘Best alongside TEFAF’

Several sales topped £1m, and a number of exhibitors reported selling more than one of their best items.

Dealer Artur Ramon Navarro from Barcelona made a string of major sales, and he said: “I think Frieze is, along with TEFAF Maastricht, the best fair in the world.”

Read ATG's Frieze Masters review.