London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
AN ATTIC POTTERY JANIFORM HEAD VASE
CIRCA 480 B.C.
One side moulded with the bearded head of Herakles, wearing lion skin tied under his chin, the other with head of a kore, her face framed by a double row of curls, a dotted tendril around the black glazed flaring neck, twin vertical side handles, with a presentation case
6¼ in. (16 cm.) high
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