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    Sale 12239

    Antiquities

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 21

    A CORINTHIAN ALABASTRON, A CORINTHIAN ARYBALLOS AND AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED LEKANIS

    CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.

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    A CORINTHIAN ALABASTRON, A CORINTHIAN ARYBALLOS AND AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED LEKANIS
    CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.
    The black-figured alabastron with a standing figure of a cockerel with outstretched wings, rosettes in the field, tongues around the rim and neck, concentric circles around the base, details in added purple, 8 ¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high; the black-figured aryballos with quatrefoil design, details in added red, 2 ½ in. (6.3 cm.) high; and the lekanis, Manner of the Polos Painter, with a frieze of sirens and felines, rosettes in the field, 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) diam.


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    PUBLISHED:
    W. Hornbostel, Kunst der Antike - Schätze aus norddeutschem Privatbesitz, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Mainz, 1977, cat. nos 214, 222 & 229.

    Provenance

    Private collection, Hamburg, acquired prior to 1977; and thence by descent to the present owner.
    Lekanis: Beazley Archive no: 1093.


    Exhibited

    Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Kunst der Antike: Schätze aus norddeutschem Privatbesitz, 21 January-6 March 1977.