11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,250
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 8,000
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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with Heidi Vollmoeller, Zurich, Switzerland, 1980s.
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