Home > Auctions > 13th September 2017 > Etruscan Black Figure Ware Amphora with Sphinxes

Next Lot

Previous Lot  

Print page | Email lot to a friend

Back to previous page


Etruscan Black Figure Ware Amphora with Sphinxes

Antiquities - Greek


LOT 0070

Estimate
GBP (£) 8,000 - 10,000
EUR (€) 8,960 - 11,200
USD ($) 10,580 - 13,220
Additional Fees*

Opening Bid: £7,200 (EUR 8,061; USD 9,519)
ETRUSCAN BLACK FIGURE WARE AMPHORA WITH SPHINXES
6th-5th century BC

A ceramic black figure ware neck-amphora, with flat rim and short neck decorated in red pigment with olive branch; bulbous body with panel to each side with female headed winged sphinxes facing one with plant between, row of lotus flower petals to the top; panels of red paint below with stylised open lotus flower; dome-shaped base with black pigment. 2.46 kg, 36cm (14").

Condition
Fine condition, restored.
Condition report [Click to show]

Provenance
Property of a European gentleman living in London; previously from a German collection formed in the early 1980s. Accompanied by a copy of thermoluminescence analysis report no.N117a76 by Oxford Authentication Ltd.

Literature
See Brendel, O. Etruscan Art, Yale, 1995, pp.121-127.

Date
Wednesday 13th September 2017
Antiquities & Coins

TimeLine Auctions Ltd arranges printed catalogue rostrum Auctions, eAuctions and Timed Auctions where we offer antiquities, ancient artefacts / artifacts, antiques, collectibles, coins, medals and books for public sale.

Lot No. 0070

Next Lot

Previous Lot