Lot 6
  • 6

AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED AMPHORA, ATTRIBUTED TO THE GROUP OF COMPIÈGNE 988, CIRCA 520-500 B.C. | An Attic Black-figured Amphora, Attributed to the Group of Compiègne 988

Estimate
45,000 - 65,000 GBP
Sold
67,500 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • terracotta
painted in front with the Judgment of Paris, Hermes moving to right and looking back towards Athena, Aphrodite and Hera, and on the other side with Dionysos standing and holding a kantharos between two satyrs, one holding a wineskin, vines in the field, the details in added red and white, a graffito underneath the foot.

Provenance

Edward Perry Warren (1860-1928), Lewes House, East Sussex
Estate of Edward Perry Warren (Sotheby's, London, May 27th, 1929, no. 37)
Albert Eugene Gallatin (1881-1952), New York, acquired at the above sale
New York private collection, by descent (Christie's, New York, December 5th, 2012, no. 16, illus.)

Literature

George H. Chase and Mary Zelia Pease, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: Cambridge (MA), Fogg Museum and Gallatin Collections, Cambridge, Mass., 1942, p. 86, pl. 37, 2a-b
Albert E. Gallatin, The Pursuit of Happiness, New York, 1950, p. 51
John D. Beazley, Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters, Oxford, 1956, p. 285, no. 5
Beazley Archive Pottery Database, no. 320282
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