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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 125

    AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED LEKYTHOS

    CIRCA MID 5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED LEKYTHOS
    CIRCA MID 5TH CENTURY B.C.
    With Eros flying to the right, depicted nude, his wings outstretched behind, reaching towards a tendril, a band of key above, rays on the shoulders, vertical lines on the base of the neck
    6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the current owner's family between 1981 and 2000.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION