12 April 2016,
Price realised USD 3,500
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED TREFOIL OINOCHOE
CIRCA LATE 6TH CENTURY B.C.
With Dionysos seated before a maenad, vines in the field, tongues above, a net pattern on the neck; details in added red and white, graffiti on the underside of the foot
8 ¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
G. Max Bernheimer
+1 212 636 2247
Hannah Fox Solomon
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Acquired by the current owner in Rome in 1958 and brought to the U.S. in 1961.
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