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Ancient Greek Attic Black Figure Haimon Painter Pottery Lekythos - 490 BC

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Seller: artancientltd (9,497) 99.2%, Location: London, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 291942711104 Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge An ancient Greek Attic black-figure lekythos, attributed to the Haimon painter, dating to 490 - 480 BC. Of classic form, the piriform body sits upon a disc base, with a strap handle and tall neck flaring gracefully into a trumpet mouth, the shoulders decorated with a black starburst motif. The central register with a procession scene, a lady is shown standing on a chariot pulled by a series of horses, she is accompanied by another figure who urges the animals on. This is most likely depicting Ariadne driven by Aphrodite to join Dionysos for their wedding after Theseus had abandoned her, a favoured subject of the Haimon painter. The Haimon painter, one of the last artists to work in the black-figure technique, is known for his hasty application of pigment. However his speed works well here, there is something of the rapidity of his work reflected in the scene itself, seemingly driving the chariot forwards. Height: 7 inches. Condition: Reattached at the neck with minor restoration. Provenance: Ex. Lohrey collection, Frankfurt, Germany. A prominent collector of ancient ceramics, rather than focusing on one particular culture Mr. Lohrey went after only the best examples from across antiquity. Buying throughout the 1980’s – 1990’s, with his keen eye Lohrey formed one of the leading German collections of its type. Authenticity Our parent company, ArtAncient Ltd. are members of the Antiquities Dealer's Association, LAPADA, CINOA and the BNTA. We exhibit at major art fairs and have sold to museums and important collectors. All objects we sell are authentic as described. Shipping We send all collectibles Registered, Signed-for and Insured. We do not profit from shipping charges. As volume sellers with preferential rates, we are mostly able to ship at below commercially available prices. Combined shipping In some cases we can combine multiple items into a single package to save you money. However, If you plan to purchase items over the course of a day or more you must delay payment and let us know after you have purchased the first item. Otherwise all items are sent following cleared payment. Terms and conditions No Sales Tax/VAT will be charged by ourselves. All sales are subject to our terms and conditions, which can be found on our website, As legitimate sellers, we do not mis-describe items on the customs form. Please note that in most countries, antiques and collectibles are eligible for minimal/zero charges on importation. inkfrog terapeak inkFrog Analytics

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