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Fine Polychrome Daunian Terracotta Strainer Vessel

Lot 0014E Details

Description
Italy, South Italic, Daunian, ca 350 BCE. A finely hand-built ceramic vessel of an olpe-like form but with a strainer bottom, beautifully painted in red and black on a buff ground with horizontal striations around the body, and more intricate geometric and linear motifs adorning the single strap handle and concave spout. In addition to the strap handle that bridges rim to body, the form boasts a globular body, a concave rim with one depressed area for pouring, and a strainer bottom. An unusual Daunian pottery form, which was influenced by the cultural commingling of the native Italians and colonist Greeks who settled in the area at this time, with a smooth and elegantly sinous silhouette. Size: 3.25" W x 3.125" H (8.3 cm x 7.9 cm)

Provenance: From the collection for exhibition purposes Dr V.Z., Switzerland, acquired in the 1950s / 1960s from 1986 until 2001.

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#115329
Condition
Tiny chips to rim with minor surface wear.
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Fine Polychrome Daunian Terracotta Strainer Vessel

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$700
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$1,050
Jun 02, 2016
Starting Price
$350
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0014E: Fine Polychrome Daunian Terracotta Strainer Vessel

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$700
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$1,050
Starting Price
$350
Exceptional Antiquities | Ethnographic Art
Thu, Jun 02, 2016 11:00 AM
Buyer's Premium 22.5%

Lot 0014E Details

Description
...
Italy, South Italic, Daunian, ca 350 BCE. A finely hand-built ceramic vessel of an olpe-like form but with a strainer bottom, beautifully painted in red and black on a buff ground with horizontal striations around the body, and more intricate geometric and linear motifs adorning the single strap handle and concave spout. In addition to the strap handle that bridges rim to body, the form boasts a globular body, a concave rim with one depressed area for pouring, and a strainer bottom. An unusual Daunian pottery form, which was influenced by the cultural commingling of the native Italians and colonist Greeks who settled in the area at this time, with a smooth and elegantly sinous silhouette. Size: 3.25" W x 3.125" H (8.3 cm x 7.9 cm)

Provenance: From the collection for exhibition purposes Dr V.Z., Switzerland, acquired in the 1950s / 1960s from 1986 until 2001.

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#115329
Condition
...
Tiny chips to rim with minor surface wear.

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