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AN IONIAN POTTERY FLASK IN THE FORM OF A DUCK
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AN IONIAN POTTERY FLASK IN THE FORM OF A DUCK

CIRCA 575-550 B.C.

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AN IONIAN POTTERY FLASK IN THE FORM OF A DUCK
CIRCA 575-550 B.C.
The long body covered by folded wings, with webbed feet tucked beneath, the vase aperture on the crown of the head, the plumage finely painted with details incised
5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) long
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium

Lot Essay

PUBLISHED:
Animals, 1981, I, no. 99; Noah's Ark, 1997, no. 22; and A. P. Kozloff, Perry Grin's Travels, The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1981 (a children's story book).

This duck was known affectionately by Leo as "Beatrice".
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