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    Sale 12256

    Antiquities

    12 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 17

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED BAND-CUP

    MANNER OF THE PAINTER OF AGORA 1241, CIRCA 550-540 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED BAND-CUP
    MANNER OF THE PAINTER OF AGORA 1241, CIRCA 550-540 B.C.
    Each side with a procession of satyrs alternating with maenads, all gesticulating and moving to the right, one satyr ithyphallic and masturbating in the center on one side, and another similar to the left on the other side; palmettes flanking the handles; the reserved tondo with a ring around the central dot, details in added red and white
    8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) diameter, excluding handles


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    Provenance

    Antiquities, Sotheby's, London, 10 December 1984, lot 301.
    with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1985 (Art of the Ancient World, vol. IV, no. 56).
    Acquired by the current owner from the above, 1990.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF CHARLES BRICKBAUER, BALTIMORE


    Literature

    Beazley Archive Database no. 10477.