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EUBOEAN BLACK-FIGURE PLATE CENTERING A COCKEREL

With grooved lip, a ridge defining the floor on the exterior and a ring-base. The rim is pierced for suspension. The decoration, which makes lavish use of crimson and white, shows a strutting cockerel with, above him, a palmette and, to the right, a spiral supporting a lotus flower on a long stem. The composition is encircled by broad bands - black, crimson, black - and the underside is filled with similar bands in black only.
Rare.

Ca. 600-550 BC

D 5. 3/4 in. (14.6 cm.)

Ex American private collection.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2008, no. 105; J. Eisenberg, One Thousand Years of Ancient Greek Vases II, 2010, no. 60.

ELF13
$16,500


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