• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 54

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE BAND CUP

    CIRCA 550-500 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE BAND CUP
    CIRCA 550-500 B.C.
    The body with a reserved band, decorated with a frieze of alternating red and black dolphins, their undersides in white, red and black palmettes either side of the handles, a black dot and circle on the reserved tondo
    10¾ in. (27.2 cm.) diam. between handles


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a private collection, Geneva, Switzerland, acquired prior to 1975.