Etruscan Black-Figure Hydria


Etruscan Black-Figure Hydria

A large ancient Etruscan black-figure hydria decorated with a frieze of animals on the shoulder and a procession of hoofed dancing satyrs on the neck. The decorative panel on the front of the body is obscured by misfiring in the kiln in antiquity.

Ca. 500-490 BC.
Height: 19 in. (48 cm).

The vase is by the Micali painter or one of his close followers active at the turn of the 6th century BC in Tarquinia.

Formerly in a California private collection.

Inv#: 6652


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