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    Sale 12239

    Antiquities

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 56

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED WHITE-GROUND LEKYTHOS

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE GELA PAINTER, CIRCA 525-475 B.C.

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    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED WHITE-GROUND LEKYTHOS
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE GELA PAINTER, CIRCA 525-475 B.C.
    With Dionysos mounting a quadriga, holding a rhyton in his left hand, a winged goddess standing behind, grape vines in the field, dotted zigzag band above the scene, palmettes on the shoulder, tongues around the lower neck, details incised
    10 in. (25.3 cm.) high


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    PUBLISHED:
    J. D. Beazley, Paralipomena, Oxford, 1971, no. 215.

    Provenance

    with Münzen und Medaillen AG, Basel, 1971.
    P. R. collection, USA.
    Private collection, Germany.
    Anonymous sale; Gorny & Mosch, Munich, 17 December 2014, lot 373.
    Beazley Archive no: 340805.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note, the provenance for this lot should read 'with La Vieille Fontaine Antiquites S A, 1966', and this lot was included in an exhibition from 27 June-30 August 1966, organized in collaboration with Dr Herbert Cahn and Munzen und Medaillen AG, Basel.