16 June 2006
This lot is offered without a reserve
A DAUNIAN POTTERY OLLA
DAUNIAN II, CIRCA 550-400 B.C.
Globular in form, on a flat base, the body decorated with parallel bands of geometric ornament, including wavy lines, running S's and concentric circles, chevrons on the slanting handles, the interior of the funnel-shaped mouth ornamented with foliage, supporting standing conjoined animals, the fur rendered by stippling
8½ in. (21.6 cm) high
European Private Collection, 1982.
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For a related example with reclining conjoined animals see no. 16, p. 62 in Chamay and Courtois, L'art premier des Iapyges, Céramique antique d'Italie méridionale.
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