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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 116

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED LEKYTHOS

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE LITTLE LION CLASS, CIRCA 490 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED LEKYTHOS
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE LITTLE LION CLASS, CIRCA 490 B.C.
    With two draped maenads, one moving to the left, the other to the right, holding krotala, their heads turned back, alternating with two nude satyrs, one holding a lyre, vines in the field; two confronting panthers on the shoulders, details in added red
    4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Paris Art Market, 1970s.
    with Galerie Serres, Paris.
    French Private Collection.