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A Corinthian Black-figured Oinochoe, attributed to the Candida Painter, circa 570-565 B.C

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Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 GBP

Property from a European Corporate Art Collection

A Corinthian Black-figured Oinochoe, attributed to the Candida Painter, circa 570-565 B.C

A Corinthian Black-figured Oinochoe, attributed to the Candida Painter, circa 570-565 B.C

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 GBP

Property from a European Corporate Art Collection

A Corinthian Black-figured Oinochoe

attributed to the Candida Painter, circa 570-565 B.C


with broad domed body, prominent flange on the neck, trefoil mouth with knobbed lid, and high flat handle, the body painted in two registers with friezes of striding lions, swans or geese, sirens, and wild goats, rosettes and dots in the field, rays above the foot; traces of red pigment.

Height 17.2 cm.

Appears intact, the separately made lid tied to the handle with a modern string, a small loss to the tip of its handle. Some minor losses and surface wear throughout, an area of thicker encrustations to at the lower back.


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Alfred Bourguignon, Naples, late 19th Century  (Hôtel Drouot, Paris, Collection d’Antiquités. Sculptures, Vases peints, Terres cuites, Verrerie, Bijoux, Bronzes, Médailles, March 18th-21st, 1901, no. 10)
the sculptor Charles-René de Paul de Saint-Marceaux (1845-1915), Paris
private collection, France, by descent from the above (Sotheby’s, New York, June 4th, 2004, no. 2, illus.)
For a closely related broad-bottomed oinochoe by the same painter in the Royal Ontario Museum, inv. no. 919.5.109, see D.M. Robinson, G. Harcum, and J.H. Iliffe, A Catalogue of Greek Vases in the Royal Ontario Museum of Archaeology, Toronto, 1930,p. 55, no. 183, pl. 13; compare also the amphoriskos in H. Jucker, Kunst aus Privatbesitz, Bern-Biel-Solothurn, 1967, p.26, no. 80, pl. 8. On the Candida Painter see the discussion by Kees Neeft in Corinto e l’Occidente, Atti del trentaquattesimo Convegno di Studi sulla Magna Grecia, Taranto, 1995, p. 104, fig. 16.