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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 100

    A GREEK POTTERY OINOCHOE

    LATE GEOMETRIC PERIOD, CIRCA 750-720 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A GREEK POTTERY OINOCHOE
    LATE GEOMETRIC PERIOD, CIRCA 750-720 B.C.
    The globular body on a flat base, with a tall cylindrical neck, trefoil mouth and double-reeded handle, decorated in dark brown slip with thin concentric bands around the body and neck, a panel on the neck with a horse in profile to the right, standing with its head lowered, its mane a series of short lines, M-shaped elements between the legs
    8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Anavian Gallery, New York, 1982.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION