• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 92

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED BAND-CUP

    CIRCA 540-530 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED BAND-CUP
    CIRCA 540-530 B.C.
    Each side centered by a siren facing right between grazing deer, with a hen to the left and a swan with spread wings to the right; one side with an additional gesticulating male to the far right, a mantle over his arms; a reserved band below, the tondo reserved but for a central dotted circle, some details in added red, pairs of drilled holes from an ancient repair
    7 15/16 in. (20.1 cm.) diameter excluding handles


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    Provenance

    with Heidi Vollmoeller, Zurich, Switzerland, 1980s.
    Swiss Private Collection.