• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 189

    SIX CORINTHIAN POTTERY VESSELS

    7TH-6TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    SIX CORINTHIAN POTTERY VESSELS
    7TH-6TH CENTURY B.C.
    Comprising a trefoil-lipped oinochoe with black and red chequerboard frieze around the body and tongues on the shoulder, 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high; an amphoriskos with bands around the body and zigzag on the neck, 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high; another, smaller, with frieze of horsemen, 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) high; two aryballoi, the smaller with frieze of warriors with circular shields, 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) and 2½ in. (6.4 cm.) high; an alabastron, 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high; and three other vessels, 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high max. (9)


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    Provenance

    Acquired at auctions in France between 1985-1990.