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Heading: (Alchemy & Occult)Author: Gerhard, EduardTitle: Vases Grecs, Relatifs aux MystèresPlace Published: Stuttgart & TuebingenPublisher:Librairie de J.G. CottaDate Published: 1839

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Rare Ancient Greek Kernos

Lot 0015 Details

Description
South Italy, ca. 350 BC. In the typology of ancient Greek pottery, the kernos (Greek: κέÏνος or κέÏχνος, plural kernoi) is a pottery ring tray to which are attached several small vessels for holding offerings, four in this case, each with a separate lid. The vase is decorated in the red-figure technique with wave and dash patterns, the sides impressed with Silenus masks to handles. A choice and rare ceremonial vessel.

Ex: Collection of Stanley Nagar (d.1999), New York City; acquired 1970s.

MEASUREMENTS

Height: 4 1/2 inches / 11.3 cm


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Rare Ancient Greek Kernos

Estimate $1,200 - $3,600
May 08
Starting Price $600
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Est. $1,200 - $3,600Starting Price $600
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Lot 0015 Details

Description
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South Italy, ca. 350 BC. In the typology of ancient Greek pottery, the kernos (Greek: κέÏνος or κέÏχνος, plural kernoi) is a pottery ring tray to which are attached several small vessels for holding offerings, four in this case, each with a separate lid. The vase is decorated in the red-figure technique with wave and dash patterns, the sides impressed with Silenus masks to handles. A choice and rare ceremonial vessel.

Ex: Collection of Stanley Nagar (d.1999), New York City; acquired 1970s.

MEASUREMENTS

Height: 4 1/2 inches / 11.3 cm


SHIPPING

$25 flat-rate shipping in the continental U.S. (insurance additional). International buyers please contact for estimate. Please note: We subsidize shipping for our valued customers by packing most items in-house, offering flat rate shipping at a fraction of what third party shippers often charge. However, please be aware that we are a small operation and shipping your purchase may take several days. We appreciate your patience.
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Multiple repairs.

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