8 June 2005,
Price realised USD 6,000
USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED KYLIX
CIRCA 500 B.C.
The tondo with a bearded satyr running to the right and looking back, a fillet in his right hand; each side of the exterior with alternating horsemen and armed hoplites; extensive grape vines in the field, a dolphin below each handle, some details in added white
7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diameter; 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high
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with Donati, Arte Classica, Lugano, circa 1980.
THE PROPERTY OF A SWISS COLLECTOR
Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France