3 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,625
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED PELIKE
CIRCA LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C.
The obverse with a youth seated on a klismos, playing an aulos, a draped figure standing before him; the reverse with a standing draped youth holding a staff, a flute case behind; the obverse flanked by double rows of dots, a band of ivy above, the reverse with a double row of dots on either side and above, a graffito on the underside of the foot; together with a Greek terracotta head of Silenos, circa 4th century B.C., with perforations for suspension
6¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high (2)
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The Silenos not illustrated.
Pelike: with Collectors' Corner, London, 1966.
Silenos: with Charles Ede, London, 1998.
Property from the Collection of Professor and Mrs. Clifford Ambrose Truesdell
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