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    Sale 12256

    Antiquities

    12 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 21

    TWENTY-SEVEN GREEK VASE FRAGMENTS

    CIRCA 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWENTY-SEVEN GREEK VASE FRAGMENTS
    CIRCA 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
    Including seventeen Attic black-figured: eight from skyphoi, two perhaps from the same cup, one with a horse head and one with a male head between horses; one with a komast; two with horses; one with a male head; one with a female wearing a Phrygian cap; and one with the heads of Hermes and a goddess attributed to the Theseus Painter; four from cups, one with revelers holding rhyta; one with a warrior in a high-crested helmet; one with a deer, and youth from a tondo; two perhaps from the same krater, one with a bearded charioteer, one with a helmeted warrior; two from the same krater, one with horses from a quadriga with a warrior and mantled figure in the background, one with a standing youth, attributed to the Circle of Lydos; and one with radiating petals; together with ten South Italian red-figured: part of an Apulian pelike with Eros and a woman seated at a laver, attributed to the Lecce Painter; parts of a krater, one with a youth holding a filleted thyrsos, one with the head of a satyr, attributed to the Lecce Painter; one with the head of a bearded man, attributed to the Painter of the Berlin Dancing Girl; one with a partially-draped bearded man; one with two draped females; one with a bird; one with a hand holding a shaft; one with a reclining bearded symposiast; and part of a squat lekythos with a seated woman
    Largest: 9 in. (22.8 cm.) long


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    Attributions by Dietrich von Bothmer in the early 1990s.

    Provenance

    Acquired by the current owner in Rome in 1960 and brought to the U.S. in 1961.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF CHARLES BRICKBAUER, BALTIMORE