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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 115

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED EYE-CUP

    CIRCA LATE 6TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED EYE-CUP
    CIRCA LATE 6TH CENTURY B.C.
    With a gorgoneion in the tondo, each side of the exterior centered by a woman between the eyes, flanked by gesticulating nude youths, a dolphin below each handle, details in added red and white
    8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diameter excluding handles


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    Provenance

    with Summa Galleries, Beverly Hills, mid 1980s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ALLEN E. PAULSON LIVING TRUST