8 June 2005
THE PROPERTY OF A SWISS COLLECTOR
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED BAND-CUP
CIRCA 540 B.C.
Each side with a left-facing ram between two confronting panthers; palmettes framing the handles; a reserved band below, the tondo with a single band; details in added red, ancient repairs on one side above the ram and to the foot
8 3/16 in. (20.8 cm.) diameter; 5½ in. (14 cm.) high
with Donati, Arte Classica, Lugano, circa 1980.
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