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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 110

    A GREEK BLACK-FIGURED FOOTED PLATE

    CIRCA LATE 6TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GREEK BLACK-FIGURED FOOTED PLATE
    CIRCA LATE 6TH CENTURY B.C.
    The tondo with a seated winged sphinx facing left, enclosed within a double band of ivy, with dotted lotus bud chain on the rim, some details in added red and white, the stem and foot missing
    8¼ in. (20.9 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 8 July 1981, lot 199a (as Attic).
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 21 May 1984, lot 367 (as Euboean).
    with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1984.
    with Summa Galleries, Beverly Hills, mid 1980s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ALLEN E. PAULSON LIVING TRUST