11 June 2003
PROPERTY OF A CALIFORNIA PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A DAUNIAN OLLA
Apulia, Circa Mid 4th Century B.C.
Globular in form with a flat base and funnel-shaped mouth, two arching handles alternating with two modeled hands along the shoulders, with brown-painted ornament on the upper surface of the mouth and the body, including bands framing pairs of curving lines on the mouth and horizontal bands on the shoulders framing a wavy line, the handle zone with metopes of horizontal bands framing a leafy spray, three horizontal bands below, four dot rosettes on the hands, lines on the fingers, and lines outlining the handles
10 11/16 in. (27.1 cm) high
Dr. Elie Borowski
Ancient Greek Vases Formerly in the Private Collection of Dr. Elie Borowski, Christie's New York, 12 June 2000, lot 130
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