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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 124

    AN ATTIC RED-FIGURE COLUMN-KRATER, ATTRIBUTED TO THE PAN PAINTER

    CIRCA 470 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ATTIC RED-FIGURE COLUMN-KRATER, ATTRIBUTED TO THE PAN PAINTER
    CIRCA 470 B.C.
    Side A: cross-linked lotus buds on neck, the panel of decoration showing farewell scene with a warrior in the centre, holding a large circular shield with chariot device and spear, standing before his wife or mother who extends to him a phiale in her left hand, she holds a small oinochoe in her right hand, his father accompanying him stands behind
    Side B: Three standing draped figures
    A double ivy band around the rim, 14½ in. (37 cm.) high;
    And two Attic red-figure vase fragments by the same hand, one showing profile head and upper torso of a naked youth, his arm raised and fist clenched, the other with similar profile head, both 5th Century B.C., 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) and 1 in. (3.5 cm.) across respectively (3)


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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.