PROPERTY OF A CALIFORNIA PRIVATE COLLECTOR
CIRCA MID 6TH CENTURY B.C.
AN ETRUSCAN BUCCHERO OINOCHOE
Circa Mid 6th Century B.C.
Ovoid in form, on a flaring foot, with a cylindrical neck and trefoil mouth, the neck with a band of knobbed bosses framed by pairs of grooved lines, the shoulders with raised tongues, raised shallow bands below with incised chevrons, the body with knobbed bosses (some missing) alternating with stamped voluted palmettes oriented sideways, with small birds above the volutes, three grooved lines below, the handle molded with a standing figure, and the rotellae with molded masks framed by incised hatching for the hair
12½ in. (31.8 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 154