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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 116

    AN EAST GREEK OINOCHOE AND LADLE

    ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 6TH-EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.

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    AN EAST GREEK OINOCHOE AND LADLE
    ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 6TH-EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.
    The oinochoe with an ovoid body on a splayed foot, the short neck flaring to the rim, the lower body fluted, with descending tongues on the shoulders and foot, a rosette on the underside, the separately-cast arching handle terminating in a palmette handle-plate; the ladle with a shallow bowl and a long faceted stem, the inward-curving loop handle terminating in a bovine head with short ridged horns
    Ladle: 7½ in. (19 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    German Art Market, 1993.