London, South Kensington
7 October 2010
PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTOR
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED BAND CUP
CIRCA 530-520 B.C.
Each side with a central pair of facing sirens with attendant mantled figures standing behind, vertical pseudo inscriptions in the field, scrolling palmettes either side of the handles, details in added white and red, reserved tondo with dotted circle
8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. excl. handles
With Galleria Casa Serodine, Ascona, Switzerland; acquired February 1981.
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