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Greek, Corinth, ca. late 6th century BCE. A two part, spool-shaped pottery vessel with painted geometric designs, possibly lettering, on the exterior of the top and sides. This is also referred to as a powder pyxis and was probably used to hold cosmetics. Size: 2.55" W x 1.95" H (6.5 cm x 5 cm)

Compare a similar example in Aspects of ancient Greece: an exhibition organized by the Allentown Art Museum with the cooperation of Gloria Ferrari Pinney and Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway; Allentown Art Museum, September 16 through December 30, 1979. Catalog no. 9.

Provenance: Ex-French Collection with French Passport and Thermoluminiscent test + Positive for authenticity

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Condition

Intact and functional, with wear to paint as shown but design still clear.

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Greek Corinthian Polychrome Covered Pyxis

Auction ended on Thu, Mar 2, 2017
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