A published large Corinthian Black Figure Aryballos, Middle Corinthian Period, ca. 600 - 575 BCE
A published large Corinthian Black Figure Aryballos, Middle Corinthian Period, ca. 600 - 575 BCE
A published large Corinthian Black Figure Aryballos, Middle Corinthian Period, ca. 600 - 575 BCE
A published large Corinthian Black Figure Aryballos, Middle Corinthian Period, ca. 600 - 575 BCE
A published large Corinthian Black Figure Aryballos, Middle Corinthian Period, ca. 600 - 575 BCE
A published large Corinthian Black Figure Aryballos, Middle Corinthian Period, ca. 600 - 575 BCE
A published large Corinthian Black Figure Aryballos, Middle Corinthian Period, ca. 600 - 575 BCE
A published large Corinthian Black Figure Aryballos, Middle Corinthian Period, ca. 600 - 575 BCE
A published large Corinthian Black Figure Aryballos, Middle Corinthian Period, ca. 600 - 575 BCE
A published large Corinthian Black Figure Aryballos, Middle Corinthian Period, ca. 600 - 575 BCE
A published large Corinthian Black Figure Aryballos, Middle Corinthian Period, ca. 600 - 575 BCE

A published large Corinthian Black Figure Aryballos, Middle Corinthian Period, ca. 600 - 575 BCE

CGA.26.657

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Of elegant form, the large rounded body elaborately decorated with a mythological panther-siren creature with outstretched wings, rosettes and dots in the field, bands of tongues around the disc rim, and neck, with pierced handle, details incised and highlighted in purple.

For another alabastron with the same unusual hybrid creature, see D.A. Amyx, Corinthian Vase Painting of the Archaic Period, London, 1988, p. 89, pl. 39.2.

Published: Collin, R. (~1910) Collection of Antique Grecian, Egyptian and Etruscan Statuettes, Vases, Tanagras etc made by Raphael Collin, of Paris, France,  #154, p.21

Original Clark Catalog., #154, p. 247, part 2.

Corcoran Gallery of Art. (1928). Illustrated handbook of the W.A. Clark Collection. Washington, D.C.: The Corcoran Gallery of Art., p. 120, #2657

Corcoran Gallery of Art. W.A. Clark Collection., Riefstahl, R. Meyer (Rudolf Meyer)., Cortissoz, R. (1932). Illustrated handbook of the W.A. Clark Collection. Washington, D.C.: The Corcoran Gallery of Art., p. 116, #2657 (illustration.).

Dimensions: Height: 8 1/2 inches x 4 in. (21.59 cm x 10.16 cm)

Condition: Rim repaired, otherwise intact with cracks to the body that appear stable and do not detract.  A most impressive vessel.

ProvenanceRaphaël Collin (1850 –1916) Paris, France, Senator William A. Clark (1839 - 1925) private Collection, donated to Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, (1926 - 2014), American University Museum (2014 - 2021).  This piece is accompanied by paperwork assembled by the Corcoran Gallery of Art.

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