• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 52

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE KYLIX

    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE KYLIX
    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.
    Decorated in black glaze and incision with on both sides a procession of Dionysiac revellers with a central figure seated on a mule flanked by satyrs and maenads, fruiting vines in the field and dolphins under the handles; the interior with reserved tondo with a satyr in black playing pipes


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.