London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
THE PROPERTY OF IRÈNE WEBER DE CANDOLLE
AN ATTIC RED-FIGURE LEKYTHOS, ATTRIBUTED TO THE PROVIDENCE PAINTER
CIRCA 460-450 B.C.
With a winged figure of Nike flying to the right, a fillet in added red held out across both her hands, wearing a pleated chiton and a fillet tied around her head, below a band of meander interspersed with crossed squares, a row of tongues at junction of neck and shoulder, repaired
14 1/8 in. (35.9 cm.) high
Inherited in 1989 from the present owner's brother, Roger de Candolle.
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J. D. Beazley, Paralipomena, Additions to Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters and to Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, Oxford, 1971, p. 401 no. 104: and Münzen und Medaillen AG Basle, Auktion 34, 6 May 1967, no. 162, pl. 53.
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