An Attic black-figure eye-cup

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Lot 21
An Attic black-figure eye-cup

Sold for £ 6,312 (US$ 7,883) inc. premium

Antiquities

23 Jul 2020, 10:30 BST

London, New Bond Street

An Attic black-figure eye-cup
Attributed to the Leafless Group, circa 500-490 B.C.
Each side of the exterior with Dionysos between two maeands, all seated and wearing long chitons, Dionysos holding a drinking horn, with large eyes on each side and grape vines in the field, the scene only partially preserved on one side, a siren beneath each handle, encircling bands above the stem, the interior with a reserved tondo with ring dot motif, details incised and in added red and white, 29cm diam. incl. handles

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    with Münzen und Medaillen AG, Basel (Attische schwarzfigurige Vasen, November 1964, no. 71).
    Philippe Stoll collection, France, acquired from the above.
    Anonymous sale; Cahn Auktionen AG, Basel, 3 November 2012, lot 217.
    Beazley Archive no. 9032139.
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An Attic black-figure eye-cup
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