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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 110

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE GOAT-HEAD RHYTON

    325-300 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURE GOAT-HEAD RHYTON
    325-300 B.C.
    The black-glazed head finely and realistically modelled with added white paint to accentuate the features, the neck of the vessel decorated in red-figure with female head in profile between scrolling tendrils; and a similar unglazed terracotta goat-head rhyton, decorated with white slip, 325-300 B.C.
    7½ in. (19 cm.) and 6¾ in (17.5 cm.) long respectively (2)


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    PUBLISHED:
    Both items: E. Löwy, Antikensammlung des Fürsten Liechtenstein, Archäologisch-Epigraphische Mitteilungen aus Österreich, 6, 1882, p. 66.

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    Please note that the lots of Iranian origin are subject to U.S. trade restrictions which currently prohibit the import into the United States. Similar restrictions may apply in other countries.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

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