• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 300

    AN ATTIC BLACK GLAZED SKYPHOS

    CIRCA 500 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ATTIC BLACK GLAZED SKYPHOS
    CIRCA 500 B.C.
    With slightly rounded sides, reserved bands above foot and around rim, 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) high; a large Cypriot red-on-black slip ware bowl with trough spout and loop handle, with remains of red painted linear decoration on exterior and interior, Middle Bronze Age, 1900-1725 B.C., 9½ in. (24 cm.) diam.; and a Roman pottery jug with band of rouletted decoration around the body, circa 3rd Century A.D., 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high (3)


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    Provenance

    Acquired on the UK market in 1997 (item one) and in 1995 (item two); formerly in a English private collection formed in the 1980s (item three).