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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 113

    AN ATTIC CLAM-SHAPED TERRACOTTA AMPHORISKOS

    LATE 5TH-EARLY 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ATTIC CLAM-SHAPED TERRACOTTA AMPHORISKOS
    LATE 5TH-EARLY 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    In the form of a closed clam shell, the body moulded with vertical grooves and ribs typical of the clam, decorated with horizontal alternating black-glazed and white bands, one handle missing
    2½ in. (6.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein; acquired by Prince Johann II (1840-1929) in the late 19th/early 20th Century.