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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 244

    A LARGE ATTIC BLACK GLAZED POTTERY HYDRIA

    4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE ATTIC BLACK GLAZED POTTERY HYDRIA
    4TH CENTURY B.C.
    The body with vertical ribbing, the overhanging rim decorated with egg and dart with traces of gilding, an ornate foliate garland encircling the neck in raised slip with gilding, repainted and re-gilded; and a black glazed pottery stand with fluted stem and overhanging egg and dart rim, 4th Century B.C.
    24 in. (61 cm.) and 7½ in. (19 cm.) high respectively (2)


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a Japanese private collection, acquired during the 1970s-1980s.


    Saleroom Notice

    A Thermoluminescence Analysis Report from Oxford Authentication Ltd. accompanies this lot.