Lot 8
  • 8

AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED AMPHORA, ATTRIBUTED TO THE GROUP OF BERKELEY 8.3376, CIRCA 520-500 B.C. | An Attic Black-figured Amphora, Attributed to the Group of Berkeley 8.3376

Estimate
60,000 - 90,000 GBP
Sold
100,000 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • terracotta
painted in front with Athena standing between Herakles and Hermes, her shield emblazoned with a hippocamp, a deer beside her, and on the back with Dionysos holding a kantharos between a satyr and maenad, vines in the background; the details in added red and white.

Provenance

Edward Perry Warren (1860-1928), Lewes House, East Sussex
Estate of Edward Perry Warren (Sotheby's, London, May 27th, 1929, no. 36)
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. 15, illus.)

Literature

George H. Chase and Mary Zelia, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: Cambridge (MA), Fogg Museum and Gallatin Collections, Cambridge, 1942, p. 86, pl. 37,1a-b
Albert Gallatin, The Pursuit of Happiness, New York, 1950, p. 51
John D. Beazley, Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters, Oxford, 1956, p. 391, no. 3
John D. Beazley, Paralipomena, Oxford, 1971, p. 172
Beazley Archive Database no. 302911
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