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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 125

    TWO ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE LEKYTHOI, COCKEREL GROUP

    510-490 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    TWO ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE LEKYTHOI, COCKEREL GROUP
    510-490 B.C.
    The first decorated with silhouette cockerel and two ivy leaves on the shoulder, the body with crouching satyr between two large rhytons overflowing with wine, a snake(?) behind the satyr; the second lekythos with similar shoulder motif, the body with dancing satyr playing the double flute between two large eyes, neck and mouth missing
    5½ in. (14 cm.) and 5 in. (12.5 cm.) high respectively (2)


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    Provenance

    Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein; acquired by Prince Johann II (1840-1929) in the late 19th/early 20th Century.