London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A GREEK GEOMETRIC POTTERY TREFOIL-LIPPED OENOCHOE ATTRIBUTED TO THE CONCENTRIC CIRCLE GROUP
CIRCA 735-700 B.C.
The central panel painted with figures of two horses confronting across a tripod-manger to which they are tied by their muzzles, with two birds, a kid oryx and rosettes in the field, wavy bands below, large concentric circles with central spoked 'wheel' at either side, a bird below the handle, the painted neck with reserved band below the spout lip containing row of dots, repaired
9½ in. (24.1 cm.) high
Sotheby's London, 16 November 1959, p. 36, lot 174.
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For a close parallel, see British Museum, London, GR 1877.12-7.12, probably from the Elgin Collection.
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The estimate should read £5000-8000.
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