• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 47

    A CORINTHIAN POTTERY ALABASTRON

    POSSIBLY CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C. OR LATER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CORINTHIAN POTTERY ALABASTRON
    POSSIBLY CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C. OR LATER
    With three registers of decoration, in black, red and yellow, triple horizontal bands above and below, the upper and lower with friezes of processing hoplites with large circular shields, dots and circles in the field, central register with vertical bands, concentric circles on base
    21 cm. high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.