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A SOUTH ITALIAN POTTERY LEKYTHOS
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A SOUTH ITALIAN POTTERY LEKYTHOS

CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

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A SOUTH ITALIAN POTTERY LEKYTHOS
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
The body painted with a net pattern, foot, rim, neck and handle with black glaze, 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high; nine South Italian black-glazed vessels including a stemless kylix and a guttus with relief mask, 4th-3rd Century B.C., 9 in. diam. max.; a pottery dish painted with red and dark brown concentric bands, circa 6th-5th Century B.C., 7 in. (18 cm.) diam; a Daunian pottery olla, with wide everted rim and twin loop handles, between which a single animal head protome, the whole decorated with a red and dark brown geometric design, 8¼ in. (21 cm.) high; a Daunian pottery double spouted askos, painted with dark brown decoration, 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high, both 550-500 B.C.; a Hellenistic amber glass bowl with two incised lines around interior of rim, 2nd-1st Century B.C.; and a bronze alloy lion mask, mouth agape for use as a water spout, Roman or later, both 5½ in. (14 cm.) diam. av. (15)
Provenance
English private collection; acquired on the London art market in the late 1970s/early 1980s.
Glass bowl: sold Sotheby's London, 12-13 July 1983, lot 232.
Lion head: sold Christie's London, 31 May 1979, lot 231.
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