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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 110

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED LIP-CUP

    CIRCA 540 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED LIP-CUP
    CIRCA 540 B.C.
    Each side with a pair of grappling wrestlers, depicted nude, lunging toward each other, gripping each other's hands, their hair in added red; a thin black band dividing the handle-zone from the lip, the tondo with a dot within concentric circles
    5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) diameter excluding handles


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    Provenance

    French Private Collection, 1970s.