Attic Red-Figure Kylix

 

Attic Red-Figure Kylix

An ancient Attic Greek red-figure kylix, a wine cup, with a disk foot and lateral hankdles. In the tondo are two draped youths in conversation. On the exterior there are three draped youths depicted on each side, one regards a crested Corinthian helmet held in his outstretched hand. An incised graffito under the foot, HD.

Athens, Attica.
Ca. 440-430 BC.
Width: 11 3/8 in. (28.6 cm).
Repaired.

Close to the Painter of the Louvre G 456.

Formerly in a New York private collection; acquired at Sotheby's, New York, December 2, 1988, lot 251; previously Sotheby's, London, May 20, 1985, lot 364.

Inv#: 4480

$7,500

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