Lot 14
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A Large Attic Red-figured Stamnos, attributed to the Phiale Painter, circa 440 B.C.

Estimate
70,000 - 100,000 USD
Sold
194,500 USD
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Description

  • A Large Attic Red-figured Stamnos, attributed to the Phiale Painter
  • Terracotta
  • Height 17 1/8 in. 43.5 cm.
painted with Dionysos walking to right, holding a kantharos and thyrsos, and accompanied by two maenads, one bearing a wreath of ivy, the other holding a torch and oinochoe, the reverse with a gesturing old satyr standing between two maenads holding thyrsoi, an encircling band of meanders and crossed squares below, linked palmettes in the handle zones, tongues on the shoulder.

Provenance

Münzen und Medaillen AG, Basel
Andre Emmerich, New York, 1968

Literature

Andre Emmerich Gallery, Inc., New York, Art of the Ancients: Greeks, Etruscans and Romans. An Exhibition organized in Cooperation with Münzen und Medaillen AG, Basle, Switzerland, February 7th-March 13th, 1968, pp. 30-31, no. 38, illus.
John Oakley, The Phiale Painter, Mainz, 1991, pp. 36, 51, 80, no. 84bis, and pl. 67
Beazley Archive Pottery Database, no. 31374
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