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    Sale 12239

    Antiquities

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 59

    AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED KYLIX

    ATTRIBUTED TO THE COLMAR PAINTER, CIRCA 500-450 B.C.

    Price Realised  

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    AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED KYLIX
    ATTRIBUTED TO THE COLMAR PAINTER, CIRCA 500-450 B.C.
    The tondo with a crouching nude warrior facing to the left, wearing a high crested Attic helmet, carrying a shield with four dotted devices in his left hand and a spear held low in his right hand, a Kalos inscription in added red above, enclosed within a meander border
    9 ½ in. (24 cm.) diam. excl. handles


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    PUBLISHED:
    J. D. Beazley, Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, vol. I, Oxford, 1963, p. 357, no. 1.

    Provenance

    with Ars Antiqua, Lucerne, prior to 1963.
    Private collection.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 3 May 1966, lot 142.
    Private collection, Santa Barbara, California.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 14 June 1996, lot 79.


    Exhibited

    San Antonio Museum of Art, Texas, 1998-2015 (on loan).