• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 113

    A GREEK BLACK-GLAZED KANTHAROS

    SOUTH ITALIAN, CIRCA LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A GREEK BLACK-GLAZED KANTHAROS
    SOUTH ITALIAN, CIRCA LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    With a concave body and a hemispherical bowl, the broad mouth overhanging, the slender loop handles rolled back, on a low flaring foot with a reserved molding, the interior stamped with a cruciform palmette design encircled by thin rays
    4¾ in. (12.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Swiss Private Collection, 1960s-1970s.