London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE OLPE
CIRCA 500 B.C.
The central panel with the figure of a warrior and the foreparts of two charging horses, the warrior wears a tall crested helmet, and carrries long spear and circular shield, moving to the right he looks back over his shoulder, the horses behind him with a pool of dust stirred up underfoot, framed by dotted borders and band of tongues and meander above, with carinated shoulder and high arching handle
7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high
Property from an Asian collection formed during the late 1960s to early 1970s.
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