11 December 2009,
Price realised USD 15,000
USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED BAND-CUP
CIRCA 540-530 B.C.
Each side with two confronting youthful riders, their lowered hands holding the reins, the horses in full gallop with the forelegs raised; a reserved band below, palmettes framing the handles, some details in added red
8 7/16 in. (21.4 cm.) diameter excluding handles
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For the subject of youthful riders see ch. 17 (Jugendliche Reiter) in Vierneisel and Kaeser, et al., Kunst der Schale, Kultur des Trinkens.
with Galleria Serodine, Ascona, 1970s.
German Private Collection.
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