London, South Kensington
29 April 2010
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE SKYPHOS
ATTRIBUTED TO THE CHC GROUP, CIRCA 500-480 B.C.
Both sides with a battle scene between eyes, two amazons wearing Scythian caps either side of a quadriga, rays above the foot, double dotted line below the rim, reserved tondo with dotted circle in the centre, details in added red
6 in. (15.2 cm.) high, 11½ in. (29.2 cm.) diam. incl. handles
Formerly in a German private collection formed in the 1990s; acquired by the present owner in 2001.
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