An Etrusco-corinthian oinochoe attributed to the Bearded Sphinx Painter

An Etrusco-corinthian oinochoe attributed to the Bearded Sphinx Painter
An Etrusco-corinthian oinochoe attributed to the Bearded Sphinx Painter
An Etrusco-corinthian oinochoe attributed to the Bearded Sphinx Painter
An Etrusco-corinthian oinochoe attributed to the Bearded Sphinx Painter
An Etrusco-corinthian oinochoe attributed to the Bearded Sphinx Painter

An Etrusco-corinthian oinochoe attributed to the Bearded Sphinx Painter

Period

630-600 B.C.

Dimension

27.5 cm high

Provenance

Art market, Switzerland, 1983
Private collection, acquired from the above

A large oinochoe of creamy fabric, with two decorative bands. A cock and three striding panthers to the right, on the lower band four grazing deers to the right, dotted rosettes in the interstices two bands of overlapping dotted scale pattern below the shoulder and above the foot, partially misfired.
The representation of a cock is extremely rare in Etruria