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Estimate: 5'000 GBP   |   Starting price: 4'000 GBP Online bidding closed
Etruscan Black-Figure Neck Amphora With Monsters and Beasts
Attributed to the Micali painter School, ca. 520 - 500 BC; height cm 34; With panthers, lions and mermaids among vegetal shoots. Reference: are typical, in the Micali painter works, animals with a large number of breasts and nipples, as symbol of return to childhood: see Un Artista etrusco e il suo mondo: il pittore di Micali (exhibition catalogue ed. by M.A. Rizzo), 1988, p. 20, fig. 17. Provenance: Belgian private collection formed in 1980s.

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