BLACK FIGURE PONTIC CHALICE

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BLACK FIGURE PONTIC CHALICE

Cup on stemmed flaring foot, underside reserved; body decorated with scene of swans fluttering to the left with widespread wings; offset base of cup decorated with band of rays. Black paint fired red all over, added red paint on wings fired grey; stem hollow, tapering to base of cup

Acq. from Royal Athena Galleries, New York 2013
H. 9,2 cm. Rim chipped in two places, otherwise intact

6th cent. BC

Cf. L. Hannestad/A. Drukker, The Followers of the Paris Painter, Copenhagen 1976, p. 72, no. 111, pl. 45b

 4.500

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