27 October 2004
AN APULIAN TERRACOTTA HORSE ASKOS
HELLENISTIC, 3RD CENTURY B.C.
The rounded body with horse head protome, wearing elaborate bridle and pendant neck-band, a narrow side spout at base of neck, arched handle with spout at rear with sieve-aperture, the body with brown slip and incised zigzag motif
7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) high
Formerly in a Swiss private collection.
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J. Dorig, Art Antique, Collections Privées de Suisse Romande, Mainz, 1975, no. 299.
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