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A CANOSAN POTTERY FIGURAL VASE
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION 
A CANOSAN POTTERY FIGURAL VASE

APULIA, CIRCA EARLY 3RD CENTURY B.C.

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A CANOSAN POTTERY FIGURAL VASE
APULIA, CIRCA EARLY 3RD CENTURY B.C.
In the form of a female head with an oval face, a dimpled chin, and large fleshy lips, her center-parted hair beneath a radiate diadem and a sakkos painted with a net pattern, surmounted by a standing draped female serving as the vessel neck, tightly wrapped in a himation with a pink border, wearing disk earrings and a radiate diadem, petals around the vessel neck above, the back of her neck joined to a long ribbed handle, preserving extensive pigment over white slip throughout
18¾ in. (47.6 cm) high
Provenance
with Nina Borowski, Paris, 1989.
A Gentleman's Collection; Christie's, New York, 5-6 December 2001, lot 504.

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