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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 130

    A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURED AMPHORA

    CIRCA MID 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURED AMPHORA
    CIRCA MID 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    One side with a standing nude youth, his mantle draped over his left forearm, holding a thyrsos, a fillet in his lowered right hand, a mirror and a rosette in the field; the other side with a standing draped female figure, her arm akimbo beneath the drapery, holding a mirror, two mirrors in the field; palmettes below the handles, tongues on the shoulders, palmettes on the neck, details in added white
    7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Dr. Ulrich Hahn, Cologne, 1970s.


    Pre-Lot Text

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