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Auction: Auction 05.10.2000
was auctioned on: 5 October 2000
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A GREEK TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF LEDA

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Estimate: £800 - £1,200
ca. US$1,160 - US$1,741
Price realised:  £2,232
ca. US$3,238
Lot number 342, Views: 27

A GREEK TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF LEDA EARLY 4TH CENTURY B.C. Standing on a sloping mound, naked save for an himation which she holds above her left shoulder, a swan clasped in her right arm, traces of red on her hair, large rectangular vent hole at back, mounted, 65/8 in. (16.8 cm.) high; a South Italian red-figure trefoil-lipped oinochoe, decorated with the profile head of a woman, 4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high; a red-figure squat lekythos with palmette, 4¼ in. (10.7 cm.) high; a grey terracotta alabastron with horizontal ribbed body, 9 in. (22.8 cm.) high; a black-glazed squat lekythos, the body with vertical grooved decoration, repaired, 4th Century B.C., 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high; a black-glazed flask with narrow cylindrical neck and twin loop handles, the body ribbed, 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high; a black-glazed footed plate with central stamped tondo, 6¾ in. (17.2 cm.) diam., all 4th-3rd Century B.C.; a Hellenistic core-formed glass amphoriskos, the green glass body with opaque yellow marvered spiral and feathered decoration, handles and knobbed base missing, 2nd/mid-1st Century B.C., 55/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high; a Roman terracotta lamp, 1st-2nd Century A.D., 4¼ in. (10.7 cm.) long; and an alabaster flask, neck repaired, 23/8 in. (5.8 cm.) high (10)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 05.10.2000
Date of the auction: 5 Oct 2000
Address: Christie's
London, South Kensington