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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 228

    A LATE CORINTHIAN BLACK-FIGURE OINOCHOE, NEAR THE LOTUS CROSS PAINTER

    CIRCA 575-550 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A LATE CORINTHIAN BLACK-FIGURE OINOCHOE, NEAR THE LOTUS CROSS PAINTER
    CIRCA 575-550 B.C.
    With black trefoil-lipped mouth, the body with central panel depicting a swan with outspread wings between two facing seated sphinxes, a small rosette in the field, border of black, white and red tongues above, a red painted line below, with restoration
    7 in. (18.4 cm.) high


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    PUBLISHED:
    D. A. Amyx, Corinthian Vase-Painting of the Archaic Period, Berkeley, 1988, app. II, p. 328, B-3.

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    Provenance

    Swedish private collection, acquired from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Basel, 1977: sold Christie's London, 18 October 2005, lot 118.