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    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 130

    A LUCANIAN RED-FIGURED BELL-KRATER

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE AMYKOS PAINTER, CIRCA 420-400 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LUCANIAN RED-FIGURED BELL-KRATER
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE AMYKOS PAINTER, CIRCA 420-400 B.C.
    The obverse with a woman moving left, wearing a chiton and himation, holding the bridle of a horse tethered to a lopped tree, the horse with its left foreleg raised; the reverse with two draped youths, one with a staff; a band of meander with crossed squares below each scene, a band of laurel encircling above
    9½ in. (24.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Marie Laforet, Geneva, 1970s.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 9-10 July 1984, lot 350.
    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


    Literature

    A.D. Trendall, The Red-Figured Vases of Lucania, Campania and Sicily, Third Supplement (Consolidated), London, 1983, no. 201a, p. 16.