27 October 2004
A LARGE EARLY CORINTHIAN POTTERY ALABASTRON, BELONGING TO THE PANTHER BIRD GROUP
Showing a male genius figure or siren with the body of a bird with large outstretched wings and a human bearded male head, a cornucopia in the field near his face, a lotus flower by his feet below, and large rosette infill, tongues around a small depression on base and on neck and rim, the rim's edge with dots
6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) high
Acquired from Charles Ede Ltd., London, May 1986.
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D. A. Amyx, Corinthian Vase-Painting of the Archaic Period, Berkeley, 1988, p. 338, no. 12bis.
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