9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 10,625
AN ATTIC WHITE-GROUND BLACK-FIGURED HYDRIA
CIRCA LATE 6TH-EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.
The panel on the body with a bearded ithyphallic satyr walking to the right and looking back, holding a thyrsos in his left hand, followed by two galloping horses from a biga, a dog below, vines in the field; framed on either side by rows of dots, palmettes on the shoulders, a band of key above, some details in added red, a graffito on the underside of the foot
7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high
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Frank H. Sommer III (d. 2006), former head of the Winterthur Library, Winterthur, Delaware, acquired in 1968.