Etruscan Black-Figure Neck Amphora With Kneeling-Run Of Maenads and Satyrs
Attributed to the Micali painter, ca. 530 - 520 BC; height cm 40; Decorated with a pair of big apotropaic (evil-averting) eyes and heart-shaped leaves as filling elements on the shoulder. The body is painted with a procession of maenads and satyrs whose move with accentuated and exuberant gestures in the typical pattern of the keeling-run. Provenance: Acquired by the current owner in Geneva in September 1992 (S.P.P.E. Ltd S.A.).