6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 10,000
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
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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French Private Collection, 1970s.
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