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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 169

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED AMPHORA

    CIRCA 530-520 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED AMPHORA
    CIRCA 530-520 B.C.
    Each side with a winged goddess, probably Iris, between two draped youths, the goddess walking to the right but looking back, both with two sets of wings, one pair outspread and a sickle-shaped pair upraised, on one side wearing an ankle-length chiton, on the other side with a short chiton under an animal skin, its paws draping down from her thighs; red and black vertical lines above, rays above the foot, details in added white and red
    8¼ in. (20.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with T. Fujita, 1970s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION