A SICILIAN FIGURAL VASE
circa late 5th century b.c.
In the form of a Siren, the wheel-thrown body on three applied tapering legs, with a fan shaped tail and a mold-made head, the mouth of the vessel centered on her back and supported by a strap handle to one side, a narrow tapering spout above the tail, red-painted details for her scalloped hair, eyes and necklace, the wings, and the tail, with red on the spout and the lines on the base of the vessel mouth, a bird and a stag in red at her chest
67/8 in. (17.46 cm) long
Antiquities, Sotheby's London, 12 July 1970, lot 24
Antiquiteis, Sotheby's London, 12 July 1971, lot 101