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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 184

    AN ATTIC RED-FIGURE PELIKE

    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ATTIC RED-FIGURE PELIKE
    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.
    Side A: standing naked youth holding staff in left hand, his right arm raised towards a draped youth holding a crook
    Side B: similar scene of two draped youths, one with arm raised gesticulating to the other who holds a staff
    Framed with borders of dotted zigzag, band of ovolo above, band of meander and crossed squares below
    11½ in. (29 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a French private collection, prior to 1970.


    Pre-Lot Text

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