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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 116

    A SICILIAN RED-FIGURE LEBES, LIPARI GROUP

    SECOND HALF OF 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A SICILIAN RED-FIGURE LEBES, LIPARI GROUP
    SECOND HALF OF 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    Both sides with female head in profile wearing sakkos and diadem, palmette and volutes under each handle, 4 in. (10 cm.) high excl. handles; a Campanian red-figure squat lekythos, decorated with a winged kneeling Eros, palmette and tendrils on the reverse, upper neck and mouth missing, second half of 4th Century B.C., belonging to the Kneeling Eros Group, 3½ in. (9 cm.) high; and a Campanian black-glazed lekanis and lid, with vertical band of black stripes on reserved band below rim, the lid with double palmettes on the knob, spiral hooks around the rim edge, circa 330-300 B.C., 5¼ in. (13.5 cm.) diam. excl. handles (3)


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    Provenance

    Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein; acquired by Prince Johann II (1840-1929) in the late 19th/early 20th Century.