Lot Content

COVID-19 Important notice Read more
AN ITALO-CORINTHIAN BLACK-FIGURED OLPE
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 2… Read more VARIOUS PROPERTIES
AN ITALO-CORINTHIAN BLACK-FIGURED OLPE

ATTRIBUTED TO THE PESCIA ROMANA PAINTER, CIRCA 600-580 B.C.

Details
AN ITALO-CORINTHIAN BLACK-FIGURED OLPE
ATTRIBUTED TO THE PESCIA ROMANA PAINTER, CIRCA 600-580 B.C.
Decorated in polychrome, with two bands of animals and monsters moving to the right, the lower register with a winged horse and two steinbocks alternating with two winged panthers, their heads turned frontal, the upper register with a winged horse, a steinbock, a winged lion and a lion, a palmette below the triple-reeded handle, tongues on the shoulders and dotted rosettes on the neck and on the upper surface of the rim in front of the handle, a saltire interspersed with dots on the rotelles
15¼ in. (38.8 cm.) high
Provenance
Dr. Elie Borowski collection, Basel, Switzerland, 1980s.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 12 June 2000, lot 141.
Special Notice

VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.

Brought to you by

Georgiana Aitken
Georgiana Aitken

Check the condition report or get in touch for additional information about this

Condition Report

If you wish to view the condition report of this lot, please sign in to your account.

Sign in
View Condition Report

Lot Essay

For a recent study of this painter see M. Martelli, "The Pescia Romana Painter: A Bilingual Vase Painter", M. A. Del Chiaro (ed.), Corinthiaca, Studies in Honor of Darrell A. Amyx, University of Missouri Press, 1986, pp. 146-159.

More From Antiquities

View All
View All