6 July 2016
AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED KYLIX
ATTRIBUTED TO THE COLMAR PAINTER, CIRCA 500-450 B.C.
The tondo with a crouching nude warrior facing to the left, wearing a high crested Attic helmet, carrying a shield with four dotted devices in his left hand and a spear held low in his right hand, a Kalos inscription in added red above, enclosed within a meander border
9 ½ in. (24 cm.) diam. excl. handles
with Ars Antiqua, Lucerne, prior to 1963.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 3 May 1966, lot 142.
Private collection, Santa Barbara, California.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 14 June 1996, lot 79.
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San Antonio Museum of Art, Texas, 1998-2015 (on loan).
J. D. Beazley, Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, vol. I, Oxford, 1963, p. 357, no. 1.
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