PROPERTY OF A CALIFORNIA PRIVATE COLLECTOR
CIRCA LATE 7TH-EARLY 6TH CENTURY B.C.
AN ETRUSCAN AMPHORA
Circa Late 7th-Early 6th Century B.C.
Ovoid in form on a torus foot, with a cylindrical neck and off-set lip, painted in orange-red slip mottled to black in places, each side of the shoulders with a pair of doves, an outline of dots before them with a line of horizontal dots between them (a double line on one side), a small dove facing right between them on one side, a broad band below framed by a thin line above and below, red on the foot, a line above, a broad band at the join of the body to the neck framed above and below by dots, red on the lip, and dots on the double reeded handles
12 5/16 in. (31.3 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 136