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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 107

    AN ITALO-CORINTHIAN POTTERY FIGURAL ARYBALLOS

    CIRCA MID 6TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALO-CORINTHIAN POTTERY FIGURAL ARYBALLOS
    CIRCA MID 6TH CENTURY B.C.
    In the form of an owl standing with closed wings, its head turned slightly to its left, the vessel spout emerging from the top of its head, the details in black, fired to brown in places, with some added red, including the wings, further enhanced by incision, the large eyes and beak, and the talons, the body feathers hatched, the mouth also black
    5½ in. (13.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    London Art Market, 1992.