14 October 2009
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED AMPHORA
CIRCA 540-530 B.C.
The obverse with a nude youth on horseback in profile to the right, riding one horse and leading a second horse beside, both horses with their heads lowered, flanked by two large draped youths, a fillet in the field; the reverse with a nude youth on horseback; alternating red and black tongues above, a lotus and palmette quatrefoil on the neck, details in added red
14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1969.
Phoenix Art Museum (no. 69/30); Sotheby's, New York, 1 June 1995, lot 68.
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