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    Sale 12239

    Antiquities

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 52

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED NECK-AMPHORA

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE BUCCI PAINTER, CIRCA 540-530 B.C.

    Estimate

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED NECK-AMPHORA
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE BUCCI PAINTER, CIRCA 540-530 B.C.
    The obverse with a bearded warrior wearing a short tunic and greaves, holding a fillet in his right hand, an attendant standing before him, wearing a tunic and greaves, and a tall pointed hat with curling ear flaps, carrying a large round shield, quiver and bow over his left shoulder and holding out an oinochoe and phiale; the reverse with a horseman riding to the right, wearing a short tunic and carrying a spear in his left hand, bands of lined lotus bud chain and meander below the scenes, rays around the foot, linked palmettes under the handles, tongues around the shoulder and double palmette chain around the neck, details in added white and red
    13 ¾ in. (35 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Los Angeles art market, prior to 1996.
    Private collection, UK.


    Saleroom Notice

    This Lot is Withdrawn.