12 April 2016
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF NAN ROSENTHAL AND HENRY B. CORTESI
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AN ATTIC POTTERY SKYPHOS
GEOMETRIC PERIOD, CIRCA 750-700 B.C.
Decorated in black, the handle zone with two water birds flanked by three vertical lines and dotted rosettes, centered by a hatched X and triple dot motif, horizontal bands below, the handles ornamented with horizontal lines and dots, the rim with a band of dots between sets of bands
3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) diameter, excluding handles
Alan Rosenthal, New York, acquired in Athens and brought to the U.S., mid 1950s; thence by descent to his daughter.
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