Attic, Attributed to the Krokotos Group, black-figure cup type A, Cahn International, circa 520-510 BC, late 1st-early 2nd cent. AD, Marble, portrait head of a man, Roman, TEFAF 2015 Classical Antiquities
A portrait head of a man. Marble. Height 27 cm. Roman, late 1st-early 2nd cent. AD. Cahn International AG (stand 422). TEFAF 2015 Classical Antiquities (13-22 March 2015)
Provenance: Private collection, France, acquired in 1996; Thereafter London, Bonham’s Antiquities, 26 October 2007, lot 183
Literature: Bonham’s Antiquities, London, 26 October 2007, lot 183 ill.
Attributed to the Krokotos Group, A black-figure cup type A. Clay. Height 8.2 cm. Diameter 22 cm. Attic, circa 520-510 BC. Cahn International AG (stand 422). TEFAF 2015 Classical Antiquities (13-22 March 2015)
Provenance: Private collection, Germany, before 1997
Literature: BAPD 19757; G. Güntner (ed.), exh. cat. Mythen und Menschen: Griechische Vasenkunst aus einer deutschen Privatsammlung. Würzburg (Mainz, 1997) 48-51, cat. no. 13 (C. Weiss), ill., with extensive bibliographical references; R. Sutton, ‘Lovemaking on Attic Black-figure Pottery: Corpus with Some Conclusions’ in S. Schmidt and J.H. Oakley (eds.), Hermeneutik der Bilder-Beiträge zu Ikonographie und Interpretation griechischer Vasenmalerei, Beihefte zum Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum Deutschland: Band IV (Munich, 2009) 88, cat. no. 83
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