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Lot 546: AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED COLUMN-KRATER

Est: $0 USD - $0 USDSold:
Christie'sJune 06, 2013New York, NY, US

Item Overview

Description

AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED COLUMN-KRATER ATTRIBUTED TO THE BUCCI PAINTER, CIRCA 530 B.C. The obverse with a quadriga moving to the right, with a charioteer and a companion standing in the chariot box, the charioteer wearing a sleeveless black chiton, holding the reins and a goad, his companion wearing a striped and dotted mantle, the third of the overlapping horses in added white, a bird in flight above; the reverse with a youth standing beside a horse at the center, both facing left, a standing youth before them wearing a striped and dotted chlamys, a figure to the left moving right, wearing a chlamys draped over his shoulders, a chlamys hanging above; both sides with double rows of ivy framing the scenes, alternating red and black tongues above, rays above the foot, a band of key on the exterior of the rim, dotted lotus-bud chain on the upper surface of the rim, palmettes on the handle-plates, details in added white and red 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) high

Literature

Beazley Archive Database no. 44199.

Provenance

Art Market, Freiburg, 1988. with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1990 (One Thousand Years of Ancient Greek Vases from Greece, Etruria & Southern Italy, no. 35). Patricia Kluge, Charlottesville, Virginia. with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 2010 (One Thousand Years of Ancient Greek Vases II, from Greece, Etruria & Southern Italy, featuring the Patricia Kluge Collection, no. 50).

Auction Details

Antiquities

by
Christie's
June 06, 2013, 12:00 AM EST

502 Park Avenue at 59th Street, New York, NY, 10022, US