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    Sale 5399


    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 131


    CIRCA 550-540 B.C.

    Price Realised  


    CIRCA 550-540 B.C.
    The lip reserved, the lower body with reserved band containing alternating red and black tongues, foot missing, 10½ in. (26.7 cm.) diam. excl. handles; the foot from a pottery cup, 6th-5th Century B.C., 4 in. (10.2 cm.) diam.; and an Attic red-figure pelike
    Side A: a symposium scene, to the left stands a draped female figure offering a cup to a banqueter who reclines on a couch, a low table below, his arm resting on a cushion, a stemless cup in his right hand, ovolo band above and below the scene
    Side B: standing draped figure between ovolo bands
    425-400 B.C., 7½ in. (19 cm.) high (3)

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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.