Greek Attic Black Figure Oinochoe - Satyrs & Maenad Lot 20C Part of a live auction event on Wednesday, Jun 20

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Seller: artemisgallerylive (37) 100%, Location: Louisville, Colorado, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 263760066373 LOT 20CSeller's Estimate: USD 15,000 - 20,000 Greece, Athens, ca. 5th century BCE. Finely decorated via the black-figure technique with incised and added fugitive painted details, a beautiful oinochoe of a traditional form with a trefoil lip, a single loop handle joining the rear of the spout to the shoulder of the piriform body, all upon a disc foot. The iconographic program occupies a single panel and features a draped Maenad standing in composite profile and holding her left hand upwards in protest as a two Satyrs confront her from opposite directions - surrounding the object of their affections. The drapery folds of the Maenad's billowing cloak are skillfully incised. Her face, arm, calves, and feet are painted a peachy white; while her diadem is painted russet red. The Satyrs' long beards and tails are also painted russet red, and the details of their physique are nicely incised. Flowing behind the trio are sinuous, dotted grapevines, a reference to Dionysos, the Greek god of wine and fertility. Size: 9.125" H (23.2 cm) Provenance: private East Coast, USA collection All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience. #135432 Condition Report: Scuffs and nicks to the surface as shown. Fugitive red and white paint is very well preserved - some areas may have been repainted. Nice smoke clouds to areas of the black body as well as attractive iridescence. Payment: The buyer is responsible for paying the seller directly after winning the item. Details on accepted payment methods and where to send payment are provided in an invoice from the seller. Shipping: The buyer is responsible for paying all shipping costs and arranging for shipping and delivery with the seller. Additional shipping details from the seller: Auction House will ship, at Buyer's expense For more information see terms and conditions Knowing when to bid: An event can last a few hours. To help figure out when an item will come up for auction, watch the pace of the event and keep in mind that items usually come up in lot order.Exceptional Day 1 | Antiquities, Asian, Russian, Fine Art offered by Artemis Gallery Wednesday, June 20, 2018 | 07:00AM GMT-07:00 Louisville, Colorado, USA

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