16 December 2005
This lot is offered without a reserve
A CAMPANIAN BLACK-GLAZED ASKOS
CIRCA LATE 4TH-EARLY 3RD CENTURY B.C.
In the form of a boar seated on its haunches, with erect ears and an upturned snout, the profiled vessel handle arching over the boar's back, the nozzle behind its head
5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) long
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1991.
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