26 - 27 October 2004,
Price realised GBP 35,850
GBP 12,000 - GBP 18,000
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE BAND CUP WITH ANIMALS AND INSECTS
CIRCA 540-530 B.C.
Side A: three grazing deer with two panthers between them, the panthers with heads raised and tails curled over backs
Side B: a central mouse with facing wasp and scarab beetle behind, flanked by a pair of grasshoppers
The interior black glazed with dot and circle within reserved central tondo, repaired with minor restoration
4¾ in. (12 cm.) high
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Animals, 1996, III, no. 4; and Noah's Ark, 1997, no. 2.
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