PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED BAND-CUP
CIRCA 550-530 B.C.
One side with a winged goddess in the center, presumably Nike, moving right but looking back, flanked on either side by a draped man, a nude youth on horseback, and another draped man, one side with an additional draped man to the left and a nude man with a chlamys to the right, with imitation inscriptions in the field and small palmettes on either side of the handles; some details in added red and white, the tondo reserved, a small circle at the center; the foot reattached in antiquity, the tondo and the side of the stem drilled for the ancient repair
10 7/16 in. (26.5 cm) diameter, excluding handles
Elie Borowski (1913-2003), Toronto.
Ancient Greek Vases formerly in the Private Collection of Dr. Elie Borowski, Christie's, New York, 12 June 2000, lot 66.