25 October 2006
AN ATTIC RED FIGURE KYLIX ATTRIBUTED TO THE MARLAY GROUP
CIRCA 425-400 B.C.
The tondo with a naked male athlete facing right, holding a strigil in his left hand, right hand on hip, the exterior with naked male athlete on each side, one carrying a strigil, the other running with arms above his head, elaborate florals in between and palmettes under each handle, underside of base with dotted circle decoration, repaired with some restoration
6½ in. (16.5 cm.) diam. excl. handles
Private collection, acquired from Charles Ede Ltd., London, 1977.
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For the Marlay group, cf. J. D. Beazley, Attic Red Figure Vases, II, Oxford, 1963, pp. 1276-1286.
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