London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A LARGE MIDDLE CORINTHIAN SKYPHOS
CIRCA 600-590 B.C.
The frieze around the body showing a grazing goat and two panthers with entwined tails, all with elongated bodies, the infilling motifs including rosettes, leaves and dots, double lines above and below, rays around the foot, a frieze of vertical wavy lines around the rim, concentric circles under the base, the interior glazed, slight repair and minor restoration
7½ in. (19 cm.) diam. excl. handles; 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high
Acquired in 1974, Zurich.
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