• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 180

    AN ATTIC RED-FIGURE LEKYTHOS

    CIRCA MID-5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ATTIC RED-FIGURE LEKYTHOS
    CIRCA MID-5TH CENTURY B.C.
    With winged figure of Nike, flying with garland in outstretched arms above an altar, a band of meander above with palmettes around the shoulder, graffito on the foot
    8 3/8 in. (21.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Previously in a French private collection formed between 1930-1960.