Attic Black Figure Miniature Neck Amphora attributed to the Light-Make Class

 

13800. Attic Black Figure Miniature Neck Amphora attributed to the Light-Make Class

Circa Early 5th Century BC

A delicate vessel with thick rim, bulbous body and raised disc foot; twin handles on either side from shoulder to rim. Decorated in black figure technique with mythological subject matter consisting of an epic battle. Obv: three warriors on one side in battle; Rev has a warrior, most likely Achilles with attendant on either side. Various decorative leaves and devices in the field and between figures under handles, neck and foot.

Size 6 inches (15.2 cm) H. Ex Prominent NY collector DK. acq 2000s

Compare similar example in Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum (CVA) New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art iv (U.S.A. 16), 62-63, Pl. 48, 1-8 (Beazley Archive 30598)

$14,500

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