29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 30,000
Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000
AN ATTIC RED-FIGURE HYDRIA
LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C.
With a scene from the gynaikonitis (woman's quarter), with a central standing draped female figure, facing a seated draped female wearing diadem and holding a mirror, a draped female slave with bobbed hair stands behind holding exaleiptron and casket with chequerboard design, krotala and a wreath hanging above, and flowering plant below, band of meander below the scene, band of palmettes on the neck, tongues around the rim
12¼ in. (31 cm.) high
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A Thermoluminescence Analysis Report from Oxford Authentication Ltd accompanies this lot.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.
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