4 June 2008
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED AMPHORA
CIRCA 530-520 B.C.
Each side with a winged goddess, probably Iris, between two draped youths, the goddess walking to the right but looking back, both with two sets of wings, one pair outspread and a sickle-shaped pair upraised, on one side wearing an ankle-length chiton, on the other side with a short chiton under an animal skin, its paws draping down from her thighs; red and black vertical lines above, rays above the foot, details in added white and red
8¼ in. (20.9 cm.) high
with T. Fujita, 1970s.
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