• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 299

    AN ATTIC RED-FIGURE SQUAT LEKYTHOS

    CIRCA 420 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ATTIC RED-FIGURE SQUAT LEKYTHOS
    CIRCA 420 B.C.
    With two draped females either side of a rectangular casket, ovolo groundline, tongues at the base of the neck
    6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high


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    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.


    Provenance

    Formerly in a Swiss private collection, acquired in Geneva, February 2000.


    Literature

    Art of the Ancient World, vol. XII, 2001, no. 220.