G130 Greek Protocorinthian black polychrome aryballos £800

 


A fine black polychrome painted pottery pointed aryballos with incised decoration. The body is incised with scales and rays and highlighted with purple and ochre painting.

Greek, Corinth, Protocorinthian, c. 640-625 BC

Repaired with some patches of quite clumsy restoration, areas of surface wear as seen in the images

Size: 10.4 x 6.2 cms

Ex. private collection, Portugal; acquired before 1970 from an older German collection.

For a comparable piece probably from the same workshop, please see:

httpss://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/253542