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90070027
Sale: Nomos 7, Lot: 27. Estimate CHF750. 
Closing Date: Tuesday, 14 May 2013. 
Sold For CHF1000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLANDS off THRACE, Thasos. Circa 411-340 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 0.87 g 11). Satyr kneeling to right, his head turned 3/4 facing, holding a kantharos in his right hand. Rev. ΘΑΣΙΩΝ Volute krater with tall handles. Dewing 1329. SNG Copenhagen 1031. Nicely toned. Extremely fine.


From the Spina Collection, ex Gorny & Mosch 117, 14 October 2002, 116l .

Is this Satyr really running, or is he kneeling and turning his head to the viewer as if to offer him the filled kantharos that he holds in his right hand?