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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 180

    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN POTTERY AMPHORA

    CIRCA 4TH-2ND CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN POTTERY AMPHORA
    CIRCA 4TH-2ND CENTURY B.C.
    With twin vertical handles, cylindrical neck and collared rim, the body tapering down towards long knob foot, with marine encrustation, with later metal stand
    30¼ in. (77 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a Swiss private collection.