• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 51

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE BAND CUP

    CIRCA 540-530 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE BAND CUP
    CIRCA 540-530 B.C.
    Both sides with a central naked male figure with cloak and short staff, flanked on either side by two himation clad male attendants, one side with jumping weights in the field, palmettes either side of the handles, the reserved tondo with dotted concentric circles in the centre, details in added red
    5¼ in. (13.2 cm.) high, 12 in. (30.5 cm.) diam. incl. handles


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a German private collection formed in the 1990s.