27 October 2004
A LATE CORINTHIAN POTTERY TRIPOD PYXIS AND LID
CIRCA 550 B.C.
The body with concave sides and moulding at the mouth, decorated with central frieze of double dots and zigzag between horizontal bands, the interior with small circle at base and two further circles around body and rim, the lid with vertical lines around edge and concentric circles over top surface
3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high incl. lid; 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) diam. max.
Acquired from Herbert A. Cahn, 100 Kunstwerke der Antike, Katalog 3, Basle, November 1991, no. 69.
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