• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 249

    A CANOSAN 'HEAD' OINOCHOE

    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A CANOSAN 'HEAD' OINOCHOE
    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.
    With the body in the form of a female head with centrally parted hair framing her face, vertical rays and wave band around neck, details in added red, remains of white slip, mounted
    14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in the Arthur and Cynthia Koestler collection, England; sold Bonhams London, 10 June 1997, lot 299.