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Item:263848418540LOT 37ASeller's Estimate: USD 7,500 - 11,250 Greece, Athens, ca. 540 to 530 BCE. A stupendous Attic kylix (drinking cup), the vessel presenting a classic form with a deep bowl and twin, upturned loop handles upon a pedestal base. The exterior walls are finely decorated via black-figure technique. Side A features three nude running athletes (two in profile, one in composite profile) amid two pairs of draped figures, probably officials of the events. Side B appears to have a similar painted composition, only the upper portion of the scene is missing. Black bands, highlights, and decorative palmettes to either side of each handle, as well as a reserve band in tondo further adorn the piece. Of the utmost artistry and technique, a beautiful example associated with the celebratory ceremonies of the Dionysiac cult. Size: 11.625" W handlespan x 5.375" H (29.5 cm x 13.7 cm) Provenance: ex-collection can der Aa, Belgium; before Dutch collection, acquired in the 1960s All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience. #127106 Condition Report: Restored from multiple pieces with touch up paint over the break lines. Payment: The buyer is responsible for paying the seller directly after winning the item. Details on accepted payment methods and where to send payment are provided in an invoice from the seller. Shipping: The buyer is responsible for paying all shipping costs and arranging for shipping and delivery with the seller. Additional shipping details from the seller: Auction House will ship, at Buyer's expense For more information see terms and conditions Knowing when to bid: An event can last a few hours. To help figure out when an item will come up for auction, watch the pace of the event and keep in mind that items usually come up in lot order.Antiquities | Egypt, Greece, Italy, Asia offered by Artemis Gallery Thursday, August 02, 2018 | 07:00AM GMT-07:00 Louisville, Colorado, USA
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Greek Attic Black-Figure Stemmed Kylix - Nude Athletes Lot 37A