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Greece, Greek Islands, ca. 3rd to 2nd BCE. A stunning pottery transport amphora dating to the period just after Alexander the Great. Tannish clay, elongated near-conical body with nearly horizontal shoulder; small peg toe with convex bottom; long narrow neck; plain rounded rim, slightly wider than neck. Double-roll acute angular handles with vertical sides, faint stamp impression of maker's mark on top of handle. Custom acrylic base that accentuates the classical lines of this beauty! Appealing to both true lovers of ancient art and those looking for strong aesthetics. Size: 31"H x 14" at largest diameter.

Provenance: Ex-private William Dale collection. Mr. Dale was a life-long US diplomat stationed in the Near East and amassed a large collection which he brought back to the US in 1964.

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#110054

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$2,750.00

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Large/Impressive Ancient Greek Transport Amphora

Auction ended on Thu, Jan 7, 2016
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Estimate $4,000 - $6,000
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