An Attic black-figure trefoil-lipped oinochoe

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An Attic black-figure trefoil-lipped oinochoe

Sold for £ 7,200 (US$ 9,414) inc. premium
An Attic black-figure trefoil-lipped oinochoe
Circa 6th Century B.C.
The decoration enlivened with added white and crimson paint, showing a hunting scene set within a frontal panel, with two huntsmen mounted on horses, both wearing a petasos and long rectangular white tunics with two bands of wavy lines, their legs extending forwards, each holding two spears, a hound beneath each horse, a band of linked double-dots flank the panel, with strokes on the shoulder, and a double band of ivy encircling the base of the neck, a crimson line above, the underside of the base with incised graffito of alpha, iota and nu, 10in (25.4cm) high, repaired

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Acquired at Sotheby's London, December 8th, 1986.

    Exhibited:
    On loan to the Museum of Mediterranean Antiquities, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, March 1989 - April 2008.

    Published:
    Sotheby's London, Antiquities, December 8th, 1986, lot 229.
An Attic black-figure trefoil-lipped oinochoe
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