AN ETRUSCAN "PONTIC" BLACK-FIGURED AMPHORA
AN ETRUSCAN "PONTIC" BLACK-FIGURED AMPHORA

ATTRIBUTED TO THE PARIS PAINTER, CIRCA 530 B.C.

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AN ETRUSCAN "PONTIC" BLACK-FIGURED AMPHORA
attributed to the paris painter, circa 530 b.c.
Each side with a trio of centaurs walking to the left, all with red hair and beards (one beardless), each carrying a branch in his left hand which curves over the left shoulder, the right hand extended forward, a double band of ivy leaves below, the leaves alternating red and black, the body with a frieze of palmettes, lotus buds and lotus flowers, a band of angled wavy lines below, rays above the foot, and a double band of black ivy leaves on the neck
141/8 in. (35.87 cm) high
Provenance
Fine Antiquities, Christie's London, 10 July 1991, lot 145 (as Attic, "the Property of a Lady")

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