• 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 56

    A GROUP OF CLASSICAL POTTERY VESSELS

    HELLENISTIC-ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.-3RD CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF CLASSICAL POTTERY VESSELS
    HELLENISTIC-ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.-3RD CENTURY A.D.
    Including a Hellenistic lagynos, with twisted handle, 23.5 cm. high; three Roman pottery jugs, 20.5 cm. high max.; a Byzantine cup with incised floral and cross-hatched decoration, 10 cm. high; a terracotta figure of a zebu, 13 cm. high; and a Romano-Egyptian terracotta figure of Baubo, circa 1st-2nd Century A.D., 14 cm. high (20)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.