3 June 2009,
Price realised USD 11,875
USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED OINOCHOE
ATTRIBUTED TO THE PAINTER OF VATICAN G. 49, CIRCA 500-480 B.C.
With three bearded komasts, each with a wreath in his hair, the left figure moving right, his left hand enveloped in a chlamys, the central figure moving right but looking back, a rhyton in his right hand, a fillet over his left wrist, the right figure moving left, a chlamys over his left shoulder, a fillet in his left hand, vines and white dots in the field; framed on either side by double rows of dots, vertical lines above, dots low on the neck, details in added red and white
9¼ in. (23.4 cm.) high
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with Summa Galleries, Beverly Hills, mid 1980s.
Please note that the correct attribution is to the Painter of Vatican G. 49.
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