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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 168

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED AMPHORA

    CIRCA 570 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED AMPHORA
    CIRCA 570 B.C.
    Each side with a lion in profile to the right, the groundline looped at the right end and terminating in a lotus blossom below the lion's raised left forepaw, rosettes in the field; black and red tongues above, some details in added red
    7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with T. Fujita, 1970s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION