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Greece, Corinthia, ca. 6th century BCE; Magna Graecia / South Italic Colonies, ca. 4th to 3rd century BCE. A gathering of six terracotta items from over 300 years of Grecian antiquity. First is a rod-shaped handle from the side of a transport amphora. Second is the upper portion of a pottery hydria, a water-holding vessel, with a flared rim and twin loop handles. Third is a Corinthian aryballos with a rotund body and rounded shoulders. Fourth is a light-orange stemmed plate with three red-painted concentric circles inside the dish. Fifth is a tall oinochoe with a bulbous body, a trefoil spout, and red and black designs on the exterior. Last is the bottom half of an enormous lekanis with a footed base and twin lateral handles. A lovely ensemble from ancient Greece! Size of largest (lekanis half): 11.75" W (29.8 cm).

Provenance: ex-Carlton collection, Los Angeles, California, USA, acquired between 1965 and 1980

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All items are fragments or portions of larger items. Oinochoe repaired from multiple pieces with small losses along break lines. All items have age-commensurate surface wear, chips and losses around peripheries and to handles (where applicable), hairline fissures, fading and loss to pigmentation, with earthen and mineral deposits throughout.

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Six Ancient Greek Pottery Pieces / Fragments

Estimate $400 - $600Jul 30, 2018