London, South Kensington
28 April 2009
A LATE CORINTHIAN BLACK-FIGURE OINOCHOE, NEAR THE LOTUS CROSS PAINTER
CIRCA 575-550 B.C.
With black trefoil-lipped mouth, the body with central panel depicting a swan with outspread wings between two facing seated sphinxes, a small rosette in the field, border of black, white and red tongues above, a red painted line below, with restoration
7 in. (18.4 cm.) high
Swedish private collection, acquired from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Basel, 1977: sold Christie's London, 18 October 2005, lot 118.
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D. A. Amyx, Corinthian Vase-Painting of the Archaic Period, Berkeley, 1988, app. II, p. 328, B-3.
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