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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 141

    AN ETRUSCAN BLACK-FIGURE OINOCHOE, ATTRIBUTED TO THE WORKSHOP OF THE MICALI PAINTER

    CIRCA 525-500 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ETRUSCAN BLACK-FIGURE OINOCHOE, ATTRIBUTED TO THE WORKSHOP OF THE MICALI PAINTER
    CIRCA 525-500 B.C.
    With central frieze of two birds with wings extended, a third landing behind them with wings drawn back, details incised, a trail of palmettes on the shoulder above
    10¼ in. (26.1 cm.) high


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    A Thermoluminescence Analysis Report from Oxford Authentication Ltd accompanies this lot.

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    Please note that the lots of Iranian origin are subject to U.S. trade restrictions which currently prohibit the import into the United States. Similar restrictions may apply in other countries.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    Formerly in a French private collection.