8 June 2005
THE PROPERTY OF A MIDWEST COLLECTION
A GREEK POTTERY RHYTON
CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA MID 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Probably from Tarentum, of unglazed buff-colored fabric, molded in the form of a sheep's head, with projecting triangular ears, short splayed horns, and lidded convex almond-shaped eyes, the bowl with a flaring rim and a strap handle
9½ in. (24.1 cm.) long
with Hadji Baba Ancient Art, London, 1996.
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A Thermoluminescence Analysis Report from the Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, Oxford University, confirming the age accompanies this lot.
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