27 October 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
AN ETRUSCAN BUCCHERO WARE CARYATID CHALICE
CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.
The deep bowl with central omphalos, supported by four struts in the form of winged females with raised arms standing on the rim of the foot, a conical stepped protome in the centre, repaired
8 in. (20.2 cm.) high
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American private collection; acquired Sotheby's New York, 15 June 1988, lot 69.
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