26 - 27 October 2004
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE LIP CUP
CIRCA 550-540 B.C.
Side A: a boar facing right, incised and added red details
Side B: a hunter running to the left, naked, with a long spear poised in his right hand
The black glazed interior with reserved tondo with central circle and dot, repaired
3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high; 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) across handles
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Animals, 1981, I, no. 100; and Noah's Ark, 1997, no. 111.
It has been suggested that this may be attributable to the Centaur Painter.
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