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Greece, Hellenistic Period, ca. 3rd to 2nd century BCE. A petite mold-made terracotta vessel with a slight concave base, piriform body, tubular neck, and a flared rim. The body displays a stellar image of an eagle head, with a curved beak, a diamond-shaped eye with a delineated pupil, and a feathery plumage, all in low-relief. This flask is quite rare due to the condition of the stylized avian depiction, and would make a lovely addition to any collection! Size: 3.5" H (8.9 cm).

Provenance: private Schroeder collection, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, acquired before 1970

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Age-commensurate surface wear, small losses to rim, and a couple of stable hairline fissures. Nice mineral deposits across exterior surface, and old sticker adhesive residue visible on base.

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Rare Greek Hellenistic Pottery Flask - Avian Motif

Estimate $300 - $450Feb 1, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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