6 July 2016
AN EAST GREEK POTTERY TREFOIL-LIPPED OINOCHOE
PROBABLY RHODES, ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 7TH CENTURY B.C.
The shoulder with a central panel with a bird standing in profile to the right, foliate motifs in top left and lower right corners, meander pattern in top right corner, swastika and dotted rosette in the field, vertical ladder bands either side with red and black squares, red and black rays on the shoulder behind, guilloche pattern around the neck
11 ¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high
Private collection, Hamburg, acquired prior to 1977; and thence by descent to the present owner.
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Rui da Silva
Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Kunst der Antike: Schätze aus norddeutschem Privatbesitz, 21 January-6 March 1977
W. Hornbostel, Kunst der Antike - Schätze aus norddeutschem Privatbesitz, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Mainz, 1977, cat. no. 193.
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