• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 96

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED KYATHOS

    NEAR THE PAINTER OF VATICAN G57, CIRCA 510-500 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED KYATHOS
    NEAR THE PAINTER OF VATICAN G57, CIRCA 510-500 B.C.
    With bearded Dionysos standing at the center, raising a large rhyton in his extended left hand toward a maenad who is moving right and looking back, a nude bearded satyr behind the god, another further to the right of the maenad, a youth to his right, moving right and looking back, a second maenad and a youth further to the left, the youth nude but for a chlamys draped over his shoulder, moving right and looking back; extensive fruit-laden vines in the field, details in added white and red
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Swiss Private Collection, 1960s.
    Anonymous sale; Bonhams, London, 29 April 2004, lot 54.
    with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 2005 (Art of the Ancient World, vol. XVI, no. 80).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. & MRS. CHARLES W. NEWHALL, III