8 June 2005
AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED NOLAN AMPHORA
MANNER OF THE ALKIMACHOS PAINTER, CIRCA 470-450 B.C.
The obverse with Eos, the winged goddess of Dawn running to the right with her arms outstretched, wearing a pleated chiton, her hair bound in a fillet; the reverse with a youth walking to the right, perhaps a companion of Tithanos, enveloped in a himation, his fillet in added red; a band of meander below each scene
13¼ in. (33.6 cm.) high
Samuel Rogers, London (1763-1855), banker and poet.
Henry Sharpe, London and Hampstead (b. 1802).
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 13 June 1966, lot 147.
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E. Gerhard, Auserlesene Vasenbilder, Berlin, 1840-58, pl. 274, 3-5.
J.D. Beazley, Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition, Oxford, 1963, p. 534, no. 10.
J.D. Beazley, Paralipomena, Oxford, 1971, p. 384, no. 10.
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