• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 190

    AN ATTIC MINIATURE BLACK-FIGURE SQUAT LEKYTHOS, ATTRIBUTED TO THE DOLPHIN CLASS

    CIRCA 550-525 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ATTIC MINIATURE BLACK-FIGURE SQUAT LEKYTHOS, ATTRIBUTED TO THE DOLPHIN CLASS
    CIRCA 550-525 B.C.
    With three ivy leaves on the shoulder and three rays on the body, 4¼ in. (11 cm.) high; an Attic black-figure miniature eye cup, with pair of eyes with brows either side of handles, 6th Century B.C., 3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) diam. excl. handles; and a South Italian miniature hydria with profile head of a female, circa 4th Century B.C., 4¼ in. (11 cm.) high (3)


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    Provenance

    Formerly in the collection of the late Mr W. Levy (1916-2006), acquired Charles Ede Ltd, September 1993 (item one) and London market between 1960-1990 (item two): sold Bonhams, London, 26 April 2007, part lot 328.