12 December 2002
A CORINTHIAN BLACK-FIGURED ALABASTRON
Circa 600-575 B.C.
With a winged Boread in the knielauf position, his outstretched sickle-shaped wings with a band of red between two narrow bands of white dots, his bearded face in profile with a pointed nose and large frontal eye, with zig-zag borders on his chiton across the shoulders and hem, framed by thin bands of white dots, a similar dotted band bisecting the garment; the reverse with a bird with its head turned back, its wings closed, red dots along its neck, a band of red with a narrow band of white dots along the wings; incised rosettes in the field, a rosette on the base and on the mouth, dots along the rim, tongues on the neck
8 1/16 in. (20.5 cm) high
Idole und Votive, Frühe Sinnbilder und Objeckte aus Religion und Mythos, Antiken-Kabinet, Frankfurt, no. 67
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