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Greek Attic Blackware Pelike Highly Iridescent
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Magna Graecia, southern Italy, probably Campania, middle of the 4th century BCE. A truly wonderful example of the incredible iridescence Greek pottery develops over 24 centuries. Squat pelike, used for holding wine and possibly water and oil; with bulbous lower section on short foot, twin handles and flared rim. Glazed in now incredibly shiny black lead glaze with areas under each handle, above the foot, atop the rim and inside most of the body left reserved. Truly a stunning example of Greek blackware! Size: 5.75" W x 6.5" H (14.6 cm x 16.5 cm)

Provenance: private East Coast, USA collection; ex-William Froelich collection, New York, USA, acquired in the 1970s
Condition
Intact and near-choice with minor scuffs to surface and rim, root marks visible on surface of body.
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Greek Attic Blackware Pelike Highly Iridescent

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May 19, 2022 10:00 AM EDT|
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0012A: Greek Attic Blackware Pelike Highly Iridescent

Current Bid: $400
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Est. $800 - $1,200Starting Price $400
Antiquities | Ethnographica | Fine Art
May 19, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0012A Details

Description
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Magna Graecia, southern Italy, probably Campania, middle of the 4th century BCE. A truly wonderful example of the incredible iridescence Greek pottery develops over 24 centuries. Squat pelike, used for holding wine and possibly water and oil; with bulbous lower section on short foot, twin handles and flared rim. Glazed in now incredibly shiny black lead glaze with areas under each handle, above the foot, atop the rim and inside most of the body left reserved. Truly a stunning example of Greek blackware! Size: 5.75" W x 6.5" H (14.6 cm x 16.5 cm)

Provenance: private East Coast, USA collection; ex-William Froelich collection, New York, USA, acquired in the 1970s
Condition
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Intact and near-choice with minor scuffs to surface and rim, root marks visible on surface of body.

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