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Corinthian Aryballos by the Burrell Painter, 570-560 BC

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Ostracon Ancient Art
Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Zurich, Switzerland

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Corinthian Aryballos by the Burrell Painter, 570-560 BC
$ 4800

Flat-bottomed aryballos with two neatly incised male busts showing big eyes and pointed chins. The hair is tied in a tuft (krobylos) by a fillet and falls gently along the shoulder.
The busts alternate with geese. Rosettes in the field. Radiating strokes on shoulder and rim.
Best parallel for the style is Utrecht Univ. 60, Male sirens facing swan, in: D.A. Amyx, Corinthian Vase-Painting of the Archaic Period (1988), 180:B-7.
Reconstituted from fragments. The front area with partially peeled off glaze.
H. 11.2 cm (4.4 in) Swiss art market (data will be provided to the buyer)

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.

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