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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 175

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED LEKYTHOS

    CIRCA LATE 6TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED LEKYTHOS
    CIRCA LATE 6TH CENTURY B.C.
    With two dancing maenads on either side of a tree, both moving away but looking back, a dog before the tree facing left; a cock and ivy leaves on the shoulders, some details in added red
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Martinos, Athens, 1967.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AMBASSADOR EDWARD ELLIOT ELSON