The tondo decorated with a komast scene, a standing figure playing the double pipes whilst two dancers dance energetically, a bird in the field, with two birds on either side of a columned altar in the field below, with radiate design on the underside.
4¾in. (12cm.) high; 8¼in. (21cm.) diam. excl. handles.
Who consigned the cup to Christie's? What was its collecting history prior to 1995? Who was the anonymous private collector?
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