Lot 14
  • 14

An Etruscan Black-figured Amphora, attributed to the Micali Painter, late 6th/early 5th Century B.C.

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 USD
Sold
43,750 USD
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Description

  • An Etruscan Black-figured Amphora, attributed to the Micali Painter
  • Terracotta
with stepped foot, triple handles, and echinus mouth, the body decorated with a frieze of three centaurs, three winged centaurs, some with pointed ears, all wielding branches, and a bearded man, each side of the neck painted with two confronted woman-headed winged felines standing on either side of a tongue motif with dotted perimeter.

Provenance

Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, acquired on the Geneva art market

acquired from the above by the present owner in July 1984

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