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Late Corinthian Aryballos with Siren, 575-550 BC

Late Corinthian Aryballos with Siren, 575-550 BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1155022
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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$ 460

Globular vessel decorated with a long-tailed siren standing with outstretched wings.
The siren wears a polos and shows traces of red color. Neat incisions for the details. A few single dots in the field.
Concentric lines on the bent disk rim and on the base.
For related Late Corinthian aryballoi cf. Beazley Archive nos.1005181, 1013708 or 9003338.
Ceramic
Late Corinthian, 575-550 BC
H. 6.3 cm (2.5 in)
D. 6.8 cm (2.7 in)
Reconstituted from three fragments; missing strap handle restored. Black glaze slightly worn and peeled off in places.
Swiss art market (data will be provided to the buyer)

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