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Lot 0012A
Greece, Athens, ca. 500 BCE. Lovely black-figure pottery skyphos - a cup used for drinking wine. Two upward sweeping handles, short foot and sloping sides decorated on each side with three running satyrs. Each satyr is shown nude, long tail behind to the left as they run toward the right, each holding an object in their hand. A nice example with an amusing scene. Size: 8" W x 4.5" H (20.3 cm x 11.4 cm)

Provenance: private East Coast, USA collection; ex-La Reine Margot, Paris, France, a third generation antiquities dealer; ex-private Mazard collection, France, acquired in the 1970s

Published in: Cohen, Gilles. "Le Vin. Catalogue d'exposition de la galerie La Reine Margot. Envoi de Gilles Cohen." Galerie La Reine Margot, Paris, 2006, p. 60.

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Generally excellent condition. One handle reattached, a few small sections of rim reattached, paint virtually complete.

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Published Greek Attic Black-Figure Skyphos – Satyrs

Estimate $6,000 - $9,000Oct 11, 2018
Louisville, CO, USA