• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 41

    AN ETRUSCAN BUCCHERO WARE CARYATID CHALICE

    CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    American private collection; acquired Sotheby's New York, 15 June 1988, lot 69.