An Attic black-figure handled mastoid cup Attributed to the Haimon Group, circa 525-475 B.C. Depicting Bacchic scenes on both sides, with dancing satyrs either side of a seated figure of Dionysus, with vines in the field, 3½in (8.9cm) high
Provenance: American private collection, formed between the 1970s and 1980s. Acquired by the present owner in New York in 1986. Accompanied by an Art Loss Register certificate.
Literature: For a similar scene by the Haimon Group on a handled mastoid cup, cf. J.D. Beazley, Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters, Oxford, 1956, no. 707.449BIS.