A CORINTHIAN BLACK-FIGURED ALABSTRON
Circa 620-590 B.C.
With a swan between two facing seated lions, their open mouths with lolling tongues, their manes with incised cross-hatching, their tails intertwined behind, the swan with a long neck, with incised rosettes in the field, a large petalled rosette on the base and mouth, tongues on the neck and dots on the rim
7 in. (17.8 cm) high