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    Sale 2174

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    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 105

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED OINOCHOE

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE PAINTER OF VATICAN M. 482, CIRCA 550-525 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED OINOCHOE
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE PAINTER OF VATICAN M. 482, CIRCA 550-525 B.C.
    Centered by two warriors in combat, that to the left in a corslet and a chiton, armed with a shield, spear and a crested Corinthian helmet, that to the right nude, armed with a shield, spear and high-crested Corinthian helmet, flanked by a draped onlooker and a nude youth on either side, each holding a spear; a band of alternating red and black tongues above, details in added red and white
    9¾ in. (24.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 11 July 1984, lot 225.
    with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1984.
    with Summa Galleries, Beverly Hills, mid 1980s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ALLEN E. PAULSON LIVING TRUST