• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 23

    A BOEOTIAN BLACK-FIGURE KYLIX

    EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BOEOTIAN BLACK-FIGURE KYLIX
    EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.
    Both sides decorated with a stylized crustacean between palmettes
    7½ in. (19 cm.) incl. handles


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    For a Boeotian black-figure skyphos decorated with a crab cf. RE 30984 in the Benaki Museum, Athens.

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    Provenance

    European private collection; acquired in the late 19th Century by the grandfather of the present owner.