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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 231

    A LARGE DAUNIAN POTTERY OLLA WITH HANDS

    475-425 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE DAUNIAN POTTERY OLLA WITH HANDS
    475-425 B.C.
    With large funnel-shaped rim, the twin loop handles each with notch at the apex, between which are two protomes in the form of upward pointing hands painted with dark brown stripes and dotted rosettes, the body with bands, wavy encircling line and 'metopes' with offset short lines
    11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Dr. Desmond Morris collection, acquired during the 1970s.