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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 14

    A CANOSAN POTTERY VOLUTE KRATER

    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CANOSAN POTTERY VOLUTE KRATER
    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.
    The obverse with handle terminals in the form of moulded masks, with remains of white painted decoration including profile female head on the vessel neck and palmettes under the handles; and another similar volute krater with traces of painted decoration, circa 3rd Century B.C.
    12¾ in. (32.5 cm.) high max. (2)


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a Swiss private collection.