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Lot 4
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An Attic red-figured column krater, attributed to the Painter of the Louvre Centauromachy, 450-430 B.C.

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
Sold
31,250 USD
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Description

  • An Attic red-figured column krater, attributed to the Painter of the Louvre Centauromachy
  • Earthenware
  • Height 15 in. 38.1 cm.
painted with a symposium scene, comprising a man and a youth reclining on couches with tables before them, a woman playing the double flute in between, three draped youths on the reverse, black-figure confronted lions and boars on the rim, a graffito ("KO") underneath the foot.

Provenance

Robert Clements (1732-1804), 1st Earl of Leitrim, Killadoon, County Kildare, probably acquired during his Grand Tour, 1753-54 (when in Rome his portrait was painted by Pompeo Batoni, now in the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College)
Nathanial Clements, 2nd Earl of Leitrim,  Killadoon (the krater inventoried there in 1807)

thence by descent to the present owners

 

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