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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 147

    A DAUNIAN POTTERY STAMNOS

    DAUNIAN II, CIRCA 550-400 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A DAUNIAN POTTERY STAMNOS
    DAUNIAN II, CIRCA 550-400 B.C.
    Of buff-colored fabric, the globular body on a tall stem flaring to a wide disk foot, with a short everted rim and twin vertical handles, the body decorated on both sides with red and black painted geometric ornament arranged in horizontal bands, including plain bands, hatched lozenge, and stars flanking hatched designs, rays on the interior of the mouth, the stem red with black and reserved bands, rays on the underside of the foot
    10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Austrian Private Collection.
    Anonymous sale; Dorotheum, Vienna, 13 December 1999, lot 311.