8 June 2004,
Price realised USD 3,824
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED LEKYTHOS
CIRCA 520-500 B.C.
With a warrior flanked by four draped attendants, two on each side, the warrior armed in a crested Corinthian helmet and greaves, carrying a large circular shield and a spear, the attendants each clad in a chiton and himation, and carrying a spear; the shoulders with a palmette flanked by two standing draped figures; details in added red
7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high
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with Galerie am Museum, Freiburg.
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1983.
with Old World Galleries, New York.
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