18 October 2005
A LARGE LATE CORINTHIAN BLACK-FIGURE OINOCHOE, NEAR THE LOTUS CROSS PAINTER
CIRCA 575-550 B.C.
With black trefoil mouth, the body with panel containing scene of a swan with outspread wings between two facing seated sphinxes, a small rosette in the field, border of black, white and red tongues above, a red-painted line below, repaired with restoration
7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high
Swedish private collection: acquired from Münzen und Medaillen, Basle, 1977.
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D. A. Amyx, Corinthian Vase-Painting of the Archaic Period, Berkeley, 1988, app. II, p. 328, B-3.
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