London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE CASSEL CUP
CIRCA 530-500 B.C.
One side with a central silhouette swan with curving neck and outspread wings, flanked by two leaping dolphins, the other side, similar, with central female-headed harpy with head turned back, an encircling foliate band below and tapering rays radiating above the stemmed foot, with black-glazed foot, twin handles, exterior rim and interior, the reserved central tondo with black dotted circle, repaired
5½ in. (14 cm.) diam.; 3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high
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