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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 150

    A GREEK POTTERY TRANSPORT AMPHORA

    CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A GREEK POTTERY TRANSPORT AMPHORA
    CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    Of orange fabric, the ovoid body tapering to an elongated pointed tip, the cylindrical neck flaring slightly toward the everted rim, with twin handles, marine incrustation throughout
    25½ in. (64.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the current owner prior to 2000.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Professor and Mrs. Clifford Ambrose Truesdell