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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 182

    AN ETRUSCAN RED-FIGURE BEAK-SPOUTED OINOCHOE, ATTRIBUTED TO THE TORCOP GROUP

    LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ETRUSCAN RED-FIGURE BEAK-SPOUTED OINOCHOE, ATTRIBUTED TO THE TORCOP GROUP
    LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    The body decorated with the profile heads of two facing women, each wearing an elaborate sakkos, another profile female head on neck, palmette and scroll decoration under the handle, details in added white
    10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Private collection, Scotland: sold Christie's London, 28 April 1993, lot 101.