29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 6,000
GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000
A GREEK POTTERY SHEEP HEAD RHYTON
MID-4TH CENTURY B.C.
Probably from Tarentum, with projecting ears, short horns and lidded almond-shaped eyes, the bowl with a flaring rim and strap handle
9½. in. (24.1 cm.) long
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A Thermolunimescence Analysis Report from the Research Laboratory for Archaeology and History of Art, Oxford University, accompanies this lot.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.
With Hadji Baba Ancient Art, London, 1996.
Formerly in a private American collection: sold Christie's, New York, 8 June 2005, lot 114.
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