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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 131

    A PAESTAN RED-FIGURED LEKANIS

    CIRCA 350-330 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A PAESTAN RED-FIGURED LEKANIS
    CIRCA 350-330 B.C.
    One side of the lid with a seated winged Eros, a footed box filled with offerings in his left hand; the other side with a seated female figure, a mantle draped around her legs, her torso bare, with a dish filled with offerings, tendrils between them; a band of wave partially preserved on the overhanging rim, adorsed palmettes on the knob handle, details in added white; laurel on the rim of the bowl
    5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Dr. Ulrich Hahn, Cologne, 1970s.