3 June 2009
PROPERTY FROM THE ALLEN E. PAULSON LIVING TRUST
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED OINOCHOE
ATTRIBUTED TO THE PAINTER OF VATICAN M. 482, CIRCA 550-525 B.C.
Centered by two warriors in combat, that to the left in a corslet and a chiton, armed with a shield, spear and a crested Corinthian helmet, that to the right nude, armed with a shield, spear and high-crested Corinthian helmet, flanked by a draped onlooker and a nude youth on either side, each holding a spear; a band of alternating red and black tongues above, details in added red and white
9¾ in. (24.7 cm.) high
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 11 July 1984, lot 225.
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1984.
with Summa Galleries, Beverly Hills, mid 1980s.
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