THE PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
CIRCA LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C.
A GREEK BRONZE OINOCHOE
Circa Late 5th Century B.C.
Perhaps from South Italy or Sicily, the piriform vessel with a trefoil mouth ornamented with beading above tongues, the high-arching handle with beading along its edges, terminating below in volutes above the forepart of a winged Siren standing on a palmette, her wings upraised, wearing a fillet in her hair, the ties falling on to her shoulders
8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm) high
Palladion Antike Kunst, Basel, Katalog 1976, no. 110