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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 195

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED CHOUS

    CIRCA MID 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED CHOUS
    CIRCA MID 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    With a phylax mask suspended by a cord, depicting an old man with a white beard and hair, his cane to the left, a phiale below, a band of battlements below, dotted ovolo above
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high


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    For oinochoai with similar masks see pl. Xa-i in Trendall, Phylax Vases.

    Provenance

    with T. Fujita, 1970s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION