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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 117

    AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED KYLIX

    CIRCA 460-440 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED KYLIX
    CIRCA 460-440 B.C.
    The tondo with two bearded symposiasts reclining to their left on striped pillows, both draped in himations, their torsos nude, the figure to the right with his right arm flexed, the figure to the left with his right arm bent acutely, his hand on his upper back, a fillet hanging above, enclosed within a band of meander and dotted cross squares, a black ring on the underside of the foot
    9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) diameter excluding handles


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    Provenance

    Swiss Private Collection, Basel, 1970s-1990s.
    with Jean-David Cahn, Basel, 2002 (Gotter, Menschen, Wesen, Katalog 14, no. 68).