27 October 2004
A MIDDLE CORINTHIAN POTTERY 'PLASTIC VASE' IN THE FORM OF A RAM
EARLY 6TH CENTURY B.C.
With large curled horns, recumbent, with black spot decoration, 2¾ in. (7 cm.) long; another similar in the form of a hare with perforations at ears and spout hole on top of head, traces of red and black paint, circa 600 B.C., 2¾ in. (7 cm.) long; and a fragment of a Corinthian monkey flask, the rim emerging from the top of the monkey's head, with spotted and black painted decoration, early 6th Century B.C., 2¼ in. (5.5 cm.) high (3)
Item one: acquired in Copenhagen, 1975.
Item two: acquired from Charles Ede Ltd., London, 1981.
Item three: acquired in London, 1993; formerly Lieutenant-General A.H.L.F. Pitt-Rivers collection (1827-1900).
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