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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 146

    A HELLENISTIC POTTERY COLUMN-KRATER

    CIRCA 300 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A HELLENISTIC POTTERY COLUMN-KRATER
    CIRCA 300 B.C.
    The body with broad encircling brown band, tear-drop motifs around the shoulder and band of ivy tendrils on the neck, rays on the rim with crossed motifs on the handle-plates
    13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    The property of a German private collector, inherited from his father Dr Erwin Hoess, Austria. It formed part of the family collection which was started in the 1850s by Prof. Anton Hoess.