Attic red figure pyxis with lid
Lot 80
An Attic red-figure tripod pyxis
£10,000 - 15,000
US$ 16,000 - 24,000

Lot Details
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An Attic red-figure tripod pyxis
Long Chin Group, circa 450-400 B.C.
The spool-shaped body decorated with a domestic scene of five women, a central woman seated and offering something to a woman wearing a patterned chiton, the three other women depicted walking, a large vessel between each pair, standing on three feet, the circular lid with laurel, chevrons and tongues, the knop handle broken, 5½in (14cm) high, mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    UK private collection.
    Sotheby's London, 26 November, 1968, lot 114.
    Basel, Market, Munzen und Medaillen A.G. Liste 179, May 1958.
    Thomas Bruce Collection, 7th Earl of Elgin and 11th Earl of Kincardine, (1766-1841), Broomhall, Fife.

    Published:
    Beazley Archive no. 216642.
    J.D. Beazley, Paralipomena, Oxford, 1971, 522.
    J.D. Beazley, Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, Oxford, 1963, 1222.2.
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