26 - 27 October 2004
AN IONIAN POTTERY FLASK IN THE FORM OF A DUCK
CIRCA 575-550 B.C.
The long body covered by folded wings, with webbed feet tucked beneath, the vase aperture on the crown of the head, the plumage finely painted with details incised
5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) long
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Animals, 1981, I, no. 99; Noah's Ark, 1997, no. 22; and A. P. Kozloff, Perry Grin's Travels, The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1981 (a children's story book).
This duck was known affectionately by Leo as "Beatrice".
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium
The Belgian collector, antiques dealer and designer outlines what the art and objects in his library mean to him
The founder of the 1-54 art fair on giving African artists international visibility, growing up with an artist father, and building her own collection