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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 126

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE NECK-AMPHORA, CIRCLE OF THE RED-LINE PAINTER

    CIRCA 500 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE NECK-AMPHORA, CIRCLE OF THE RED-LINE PAINTER
    CIRCA 500 B.C.
    Decorated with palmettes on the neck, both sides of the body with draped female figure (Europa or a maenad) seated on a bull, vine tendrils in the field, cross-linked palmettes and lotus beneath each triple-reeded handle
    10 in. (25.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

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