• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1

    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN POTTERY AMPHORA

    4TH-2ND CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN POTTERY AMPHORA
    4TH-2ND CENTURY B.C.
    With twin vertical handles, cylindrical neck and collared rim, the body tapering towards long knob foot, marine encrustation, with mount
    32 in. (81 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner circa 1971.


    Pre-Lot Text

    MEDITERRANEAN WORLD
    VARIOUS PROPERTIES