9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 30,000
Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000
A GREEK MARBLE EXALEIPTRON
HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.
With a hemispherical body and flat base, the rim flanged, with a deep concave curve, the body with a carinated edge, incised with concentric rings, the rounded disk lid with a knobbed finial and concentric grooves; once on a separately-made, now-missing pedestal
11½ in. (29.2 cm.) diameter
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French Private Collection, 1960.
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