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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 107

    AN ATTIC 'PLASTIC' TERRACOTTA LEKYTHOS

    CIRCA 375-350 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ATTIC 'PLASTIC' TERRACOTTA LEKYTHOS
    CIRCA 375-350 B.C.
    The black-glazed back decorated with elegant red-figure ornament of palmette and vertical scrolling tendrils beneath the small handle, ovolo band below, the front of the vase moulded in relief with figure of a winged Eros seated on a dove, his hand curled under the dove's neck, his hair painted red and his wing blue
    4¼ in. (10.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein; acquired by Prince Johann II (1840-1929) in the late 19th/early 20th Century.