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Black- Figure Olpe with Animal Frieze

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35447
Culture
: Greek
Period
: Attributed to the Painter of Vatican 73, Corinthian, 640 – 625 B.C.
Material
: Terracotta
Dimensions
: H: 33 cm (13 in)
Price
: POR
Provenance
:

Sotheby’s, New York, 8 December 2000, lot 72;

The Gilbert collection, Cambridge, Massachusetts, acquired in New York, 8 December 2000

 


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Olpe with low splayed foot and triple handle with rotelles at the rim, the body painted in four registers with friezes of confronted seated sphinxes, striding grazing deer and gazelles, striding rams, swans, striding bulls, and lions, dotted rosettes in the field, rays above the foot, concentric circles underneath, the details in added red and white.

Published

Sotheby’s, New York, 8 December 2000, lot 72;

The Gilbert Collection: by Phoenix Ancient Art, New York, 2019, no. 145

Exhibited

La Biennale, Grand Palais, Paris, 11-17 September 2019;

PAD London, Berkeley Square, London, 30 September 6 – October 2019

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