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A CANOSAN POTTERY FIGURAL OINOCHOE
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A CANOSAN POTTERY FIGURAL OINOCHOE

APULIA, CIRCA EARLY 3RD CENTURY B.C.

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A CANOSAN POTTERY FIGURAL OINOCHOE
APULIA, CIRCA EARLY 3RD CENTURY B.C.
Mold made in the form of a female head, her center-parted wavy hair bound in a sakkos decorated with pink and blue lozenges within a black net-pattern over white slip, her long oval face with idealized features, her almond-shaped eyes with thick lids, her sclerae light blue, her irises red, her pupils black, her lips red, her neck flaring to the off-set foot, the vessel with a long slightly tapering cylindrical neck and a trefoil mouth, the high-arching ribbed handle with a mask at the join to the mouth, extensive pigment preserved throughout
12½ in. (31.8 cm.) high
Provenance
with Donna Jacobs Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan, 1987.
Milford Nemer, Southfield, Michigan.
Thereafter acquired by the current owner, New York.

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