• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 91

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED DROOP-CUP

    CIRCA 530 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED DROOP-CUP
    CIRCA 530 B.C.
    With a hollow stemmed foot and off-set lip, decorated with a frieze of lotus bud-palmette chain, a secondary frieze of inverted silhouette hares below, rays above the stem, all separated by black bands framed by thin bands of dilute glaze, the interior with a reserved band below the rim, the reserved tondo centered by a dotted circle; details in added white
    8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diameter excluding handles


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    Provenance

    with Charles Ede, London, 1988.
    American Private Collection; Christie's, New York, 16 June 2006, lot 104.