• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 15

    A SOUTH ITALIAN BLACK GLAZED POTTERY OLPE

    4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A SOUTH ITALIAN BLACK GLAZED POTTERY OLPE
    4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
    With vertical ribs around the body and incised tendril garland around the neck, the handle with a moulded theatrical mask at join with rim and shoulder
    13¾ in. (35 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Previously in a French private collection formed between 1930-1960.