• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 183

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE LEKYTHOS

    LATE 6TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE LEKYTHOS
    LATE 6TH CENTURY B.C.
    Decorated with a biga racing towards a turning post, standing figure looking on, double dotted band above the scene, rays around the shoulder, details in added white
    9 in. (23 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in the collection of the late Winifred Karpf, New York, acquired between the late 1960s to early 1970s.