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    Sale 5399


    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 129


    530-520 B.C.

    Price Realised  


    530-520 B.C.
    The top of the rim with cross-linked lotus buds and a palmette above each handle, meander frieze around the outside rim
    Side A: A warrior mounting a chariot in which a young beardless charioteer stands holding the reins, the latter wearing a sleeveless dark chiton, two fully armed hoplites stand facing the chariot, a draped figure behind them, another hoplite stands to the right in front of the four horses
    Side B: Similar scene with beardless charioteer holding the reins, wearing sleeveless chiton, next to him in the chariot stands a warrior, facing them two hoplites and another draped figure
    11½ in. (29 cm.) high

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