EARLY CORINTHIAN ALABSTRON

EARLY CORINTHIAN ALABSTRON

Small pale buff alabastron with tiny lug-handle, decorated with panther walking right and owl seated left, heads facing; rosettes in field, petals round lip, shoulder and at underside, dots on rim; parts of animal’s bodies decorated with added purple.

Ex priv.coll. G.C.O., Netherlands, Tefaf 2008; before, coll. H.J. Hijmersma, acq. from Herbert Cahn, Basel.
H. 8.6 cm. Intact, excellent piece.

Early Corinthian, c. 620 BC

Cf. E. Simon (ed.), Die Sammlung Kiseleff im Martin-von-Wagner-Museum der Universität Würzburg II (1989) 36, no. 68, pl. 2

 7.000

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