16 June 2006
A GREEK SILVER STRAINER
ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 6TH-EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.
The bowl with a broad collar and everted rim, the central omphalos with a six-petal rosette at the center, incised on the interior, surrounded by rows of multiple perforations, the flat handle joined to the collar and rim with rivets, two bands of zigzag along the edges, the duck-head terminal forming a hook
7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) long
European Private Collection, 1954.
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For the type see nos. 66-67 in von Bothmer, A Greek and Roman Treasury.
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