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An Attic Black-figured Olpe, circa 500 B.C.

Property of a Gentleman

An Attic Black-figured Olpe, circa 500 B.C.

An Attic Black-figured Olpe, circa 500 B.C.

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Property of a Gentleman

An Attic Black-figured Olpe, circa 500 B.C.


with spreading disk foot and slightly convex handle, the frontal panel painted with the Phoenician princess Europa carried off by Zeus in the form of a bull, Europa wearing a peplos, mantle, and diadem, ivy leaves and palmettes above the scene, dotted vines in the field, details in added white and red.

Height 22.2. cm.

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Galerie Serodine, Ascona
Manhattan private collection, acquired from the above in 1991 (Christie’s, New York, March 31st, 2018, no. 36, illus.)
acquired by the present owner at the above sale