Lot 35
  • 35

An Attic Red-figured Nolan Amphora, attributed to the Alkimachos Painter, 470-460 B.C.

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 USD
Sold
45,000 USD
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Description

  • An Attic Red-figured Nolan Amphora, attributed to the Alkimachos Painter
  • Height 12 5/8 in. 32 cm.
decorated on one side with a figure of Dionysos holding a kantharos, thyrsos, and ivy branch, and wearing a chiton and himation, his hair bound in a broad fillet, and on the other side with a bearded satyr wearing an enveloping himation and wreath in added red, meander below the scenes.

Provenance

the architect Albert Michaut (1894-1981), Nancy
by descent to his grandchildren

Catalogue Note

For another vase by the Alkimachos Painter with himation-draped satyr see Beazley, ARV, p. 531, no. 34.
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