Lotto 21 | ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE AMPHORA Leagros Group, ca. 525 – 500 BC

BERTOLAMI FINE ARTS - Crockford Park Road 68, KT15 2LU Addlestone
Auction 85 - Antiquities sessione unica
lunedì 14 dicembre 2020 ore 14:00 (UTC +01:00)

ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE AMPHORA Leagros Group, ca. 525 – 500 BC

ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE AMPHORA
Leagros Group, ca. 525 – 500 BC

height cm 45

An Attic black-figure amphora with incised details, characterized by triple handles and torus foot. On the neck, palmette-lotus chain elements and on the shoulder tongues pattern. Under each handles, a configuration of four palmettes and volutes in which intersection a cross on the center. Below the main decoration, two lines, a frieze of upright lotus buds and radiant rays from the foot. On one side, the main decoration consists of three satyrs, one of which wearing panther's skin, playing with Hermes; behind him, a panther. On the other side, the departure of two warriors: an hoplite and an archer with a dog behind them, standing between a veiled woman and a elder. Restored. Provenance: Private collection, London; acquired on the European art market in the 1980s.