PROPERTY OF A CALIFORNIA PRIVATE COLLECTOR
CIRCA EARLY 6TH CENTURY B.C.
A LARGE ITALO-CORINTHIAN BLACK-FIGURED AMPHORA
Circa Early 6th Century B.C.
Each side of the handle-zone with a pair of confronting panthers that share a single facing head, dot rosettes in the field, the body with a band of animals, one side with two goats facing a lion, the other side with a goat between panthers with facing heads, a lion under one handle, a small bird under the other, dot rosettes in the field, framed above and below by red, black and white bands, a band of triangle-filled metopes lower on the body, with red, black and white bands on and above the foot, on the mouth and on the neck
23¾ in. (60.3 cm) high
Dr. Elie Borowski
Ancient Greek Vases Formerly in the Private Collection of Dr. Elie Borowski, Christie's New York, 12 June 2000, lot 138