4 June 2015
AN ATTIC POTTERY AMPHORISKOS
CIRCA LATE 5TH-EARLY 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Molded in the form of an almond, the surface stippled to indicate the texture of the nut, the two loop handles, cylindrical neck and flaring mouth black glazed
4 ¾ in. (12.1 cm.) high
Lester Guttman (1919-2006) and Betty Guttman (1922-2014), Chicago, acquired while traveling in Europe, 1960s.
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For a similar example, see no. 58 in J.J. Hermann, Jr., In the Shadow of the Acropolis, Popular and Private Art in 4th Century Athens.
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