AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED OVOID NECK-AMPHORA
near the painter of louvre f6, circa 560-550 b.c.
One side with an owl, its face turned frontal, between a pair of swans, the other side with a swan with a red spotted neck between a pair of panthers, their tails raised above their backs, a broad band below, each side of the neck with a bearded head in profile to the left framed by vertical zigzag lines, with rays above the foot, incised rosettes on the body, a tongue pattern on the shoulders, and a molded ring at the join of the body; some details in added red
12½ in. (31.75 cm) high