27 October 2004
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE FRAGMENT FROM A PANATHENAIC VASE
5TH CENTURY B.C.
Showing five Greek letters A*VON (Athlon) above a black band, 2½in. x 2¼ in. (6.5 x 5.5 cm.) max.; another, attributed to the KX Painter, showing a boar, 4¾ in. (12.1 cm.) long; an Attic red-figure epinetron fragment, the scene below moulded scales showing the upper part of a draped female figure standing before a house offering a casket to a seated female opposite, ovolo band above, 4½ x 3¾ in. (11.5 x 9.5 cm.) max; another showing upper part of a draped and bearded male figure with bound hair and a fillet, 3¼ x 2 1/8 in. (8.2 x 5.3 cm.); and another showing bust of a female, her head turned towards a youthful figure offering her a beaded strand, 2¾ x 1¾ in. (7 x 4.3 cm.), all 5th Century B.C. (5)
All acquired in Sweden, 1987; formerly in a Swedish collection since before 1940s.
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