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Etrusco-Corinthian Aryballos with Lions, 580-560 BC

Etrusco-Corinthian Aryballos with Lions, 580-560 BC

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1122577
Ostracon Ancient Art
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Bernhard I. Mller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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$ 1300

Globular vase decorated with three lions facing right. Neat incisions on the heads, applied purple for the manes which surround the indicated shoulders.
The short tails raised over the backs. Ornamental dot rosettes with incised crosses in the field.
Single strap handle with bars design, the shoulder with partially crackled tongues. Disk rim and base with concentric lines.
Etruscan imitation of contemporary Corinthian wares. Close in style to the circle of the Züst Painter, who is considered in the third-generation of the Vulci-school.
For the Züst Painter cf. pp. 408-412 and pl. 166-168 in: János György Szilágyi. Ceramica Etrusco-Corinzia Figurata. Parte II, 590/580-550 a.C. Florence 1998.
Etruscan, 580-560 BC
H. 8.1 cm (3.2 in)
Rim fragments and shard out of the body reattached. Crazes fixed. Fine preservation. Root marks.

German private collection, acquired in the 1950s. (data will be provided to the buyer)

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