26 - 27 October 2004
AN APULIAN BLACK GLAZED SWINE ASKOS
CIRCA 320-290 B.C.
Probably a boar, seated on its haunches, with upturned snout, a spout emerges from top of the head with arched handle along the back, a reserved band encircles the belly with white painted hatching, white details of tusks, eyes and forehead marking, with incised bristles along the spine and pierced hole in mouth, left ear missing
6 3/8 in. (16.1 cm.) long
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Animals, 1981, I, no. 147; and Noah's Ark, 1997, no. 113.
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