London, South Kensington
7 October 2010
A GREEK SILVER PARCEL GILT PHIALE
CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 5TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
The exterior of the bowl decorated with radiating petals around a central rosette, a band of lotiform decoration above a band of gilt guilloche bordered by beaded lines on the shoulder, with flaring rim
3½ in. (9 cm.) diam.
Private Collection, Antwerp, Belgium, 1980s.
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For the shape cf. D.E. Strong, Greek and Roman Gold and Silver Plate, London, 1966, pp. 99-101, pl. 25B.
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