An etrusco-Corinthian olpe
Lot 66*
An Etrusco-Corinthian black figure olpe
Sold for £6,000 (US$ 10,195) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An Etrusco-Corinthian black figure olpe
Attributed to the Feoli Painter, circa 600 B.C.
The body decorated in three registers, the lower and middle with lions, panthers, oxen, stags, swans, a mythical unicorned creature and a siren, the upper register with a male and female figure reaching towards each other, a dog at their feet, with sirens and swans to either side, 14¾in (37.5cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Collection of Dr Anni Puckett, acquired in Los Angeles in 1980.
    Accompanied by a copy of a letter dated 31 December 1981 from D.A. Amyx attributing the olpe to the Feoli Painter.

    Literature:
    For another olpe by the Feoli (Ex-Mingor) Painter, cf. D. Amyx, Corinthian Vase-Painting of the Archaic Period, Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1988, p. 691. pl. 128.
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