• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 298

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE LEKYTHOS

    LATE 6TH/EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE LEKYTHOS
    LATE 6TH/EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.
    With the central figure of seated Dionysos, flanked by dancing satyrs, grape vines in the field, linked lotus buds on the shoulder, details added in red and white
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a New York private collection, acquired in 2000; acquired by the present owner in 2005.