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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 114

    A BOEOTIAN BLACK-FIGURED KYLIX

    CIRCA EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A BOEOTIAN BLACK-FIGURED KYLIX
    CIRCA EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.
    The tondo with a draped female looking left, a kalathos in her outstretched left hand; each side of the exterior with a Centauromachy, with two confronting centaurs, all carrying branches, three also carrying rocks, surrounding a Lapith warrior holding a shield and spear, with vines in the field; ivy leaf below the handles; together with an Attic black-glazed stemless kylix, circa 450 B.C.
    8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diameter excluding handles (2)


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    Provenance

    Black-figured: with Folio Fine Art, London, 1969.
    Black-glazed: with Collectors' Corner, London, 1963.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Professor and Mrs. Clifford Ambrose Truesdell