ETRURIA – IMPOSING RED-FIGURE BEAKED OINOCHOE

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ETRURIA – IMPOSING RED-FIGURE BEAKED OINOCHOE

Panel scene of two figures addressing each other, female at the left in long dress holding thyrsos and rising her left hand to a male seated and leaning with one hand on a rock, holding tympanon, elaborate network of palmettes and florals at either side. On the neck female to the left with thyrsos staff and wreath; all enlivened with added white, and divided by decorative bands of meanders, egg and tongue.

Ex priv. coll. C.W.V., Netherlands, 1970s.
H. 30,5 cm. Been broken and repaired.

Caeretan Painter, Crescent-hem Group, c. 340-300 BC,

cf. J.D. Beazley, Etruscan Vase Painting, Oxford 1947, p. 303;
Welt der Etrusker, Berlin 1988, p.255, D1.28 (Faliscan)

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