• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 46

    A GROUP OF ATTIC BLACK AND RED-FIGURE VASE FRAGMENTS

    5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF ATTIC BLACK AND RED-FIGURE VASE FRAGMENTS
    5TH CENTURY B.C.
    Including a large gorgoneion tondo from a black-figure kylix; a tondo from a red-figure kylix with two himation clad youths; and several fragments from red-figure kylixes including fragments from a banquet scene with reclining figures, baskets hanging in the field, remains of kalos inscriptions in added red, fragments with hoplite and horse head, and fragments with striding youth
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) wide max.


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    Provenance

    Acquired on the French art market in 1982.
    Accompanied by a French passport.