11 June 2003
AN ETRUSCAN AMPHORA
Attributed to the Fish Painter of Civitavecchia
Circa 700-675 B.C.
With an ovoid body on a bell-shaped foot, a wide neck and twin strap handles, the entire surface with groups of thin and broad bands in red slip, each side of the shoulders with two large fish
18 7/8 in. (47.9 cm) high
Dr. Elie Borowski
Ancient Greek Vases Formerly in the Private Collection of Dr. Elie Borowski, Christie's New York, 12 June 2000, lot 132
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For another amphora by this painter see no. 30 in Martelli, La Ceramica degli Etruschi.
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