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AN ATTIC BLACK FIGURE KYATHOS
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AN ATTIC BLACK FIGURE KYATHOS

CIRCA 515-505 B.C.

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AN ATTIC BLACK FIGURE KYATHOS
CIRCA 515-505 B.C.
With the figure of a maenad between large eyes, walking to the right with head turned back, one arm raised in front, a Siren either side of the handle, grape vines in the field, details in added red, the eyes with white irises and red pupils, the high ridged handle with knob finial, repaired from fragments
6 in. (15.2 cm.) high
Provenance
Collection of Dr. R. Schmidt (1900-1970), and thence by descent to the present owner (see lot 28 onwards).
Special notice

VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
Please note that the lots of Iranian origin are subject to U.S. trade restrictions which currently prohibit the import into the United States. Similar restrictions may apply in other countries.

Lot Essay

It has been suggested that this kyathos could be attributed to the Vatican G57 group.

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