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AN ITALO-CORINTHIAN BLACK-FIGURED OLPE
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AN ITALO-CORINTHIAN BLACK-FIGURED OLPE

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

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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.
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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.

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