• The William F. Reilly Collecti auction at Christies

    Sale 2273

    The William F. Reilly Collection

    14 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 81

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED AMPHORA

    CIRCA 540-530 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED AMPHORA
    CIRCA 540-530 B.C.
    The obverse with a nude youth on horseback in profile to the right, riding one horse and leading a second horse beside, both horses with their heads lowered, flanked by two large draped youths, a fillet in the field; the reverse with a nude youth on horseback; alternating red and black tongues above, a lotus and palmette quatrefoil on the neck, details in added red
    14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1969.
    Phoenix Art Museum (no. 69/30); Sotheby's, New York, 1 June 1995, lot 68.