29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 27,500
Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000
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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