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3rd century BC. A black glazed bulbous oinochoe with trefoil mouth and strap handle to the reverse; within a geometric frame, a running female in loosely draped robe, probably his wife (the goddess Hebe) offers a vessel to Herakles, looking backwards and with the lionskin mantle to his shoulders, aulos in his left hand, a leaping hare between them. 519 grams, 21cm (8 1/4"). Ex Brigantia Antiquities, York, UK; formerly from a North Country private collection in the early 1980s, acquired from Astarte Gallery, London, UK.


Very fine condition. Accompanied by an Art Loss Register certificate.

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Greek Late Athenian Redware Oinochoe

Estimate £3,000 - £4,000Feb 13, 2015
Starting Price £3,000
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