5 - 6 December 2001
THE PROPERTY FROM A GENTLEMAN'S COLLECTION
AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED EYE CUP
Signed by Hischylos as Potter, Circa 510 B.C.
The tondo with a young athlete bending forward, gripping the handles of a basket with both hands, wearing an ivy wreath, an inscription encircling him in added red reading HO ΠAIS KAΛOS; each side of the exterior with a pair of large eyes beneath arching brows, one side with a nose between, the other side with an athlete bending forward preparing to throw a discus which he holds in both hands, an inscription above identifing the potter, reading HISXYΛOS EΠOIESEN, a pair of elegant fan-palmettes flanking both handles
13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm) diameter
Galerie Nina Borowski, Paris, 1988
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Please note that the inscription of the exterior identifies Hischylos as potter.
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