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    Sale 2056

    ANTIQUITIES

    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 120

    A GREEK MARBLE EXALEIPTRON

    HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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    Provenance

    French Private Collection, 1960.