• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 86

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED BAND-CUP

    CIRCA 540-530 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED BAND-CUP
    CIRCA 540-530 B.C.
    Each side with two confronting youthful riders, their lowered hands holding the reins, the horses in full gallop with the forelegs raised; a reserved band below, palmettes framing the handles, some details in added red
    8 7/16 in. (21.4 cm.) diameter excluding handles


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    For the subject of youthful riders see ch. 17 (Jugendliche Reiter) in Vierneisel and Kaeser, et al., Kunst der Schale, Kultur des Trinkens.

    Provenance

    with Galleria Serodine, Ascona, 1970s.
    German Private Collection.