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**Originally Listed At $300**

Greek, Hellenistic Period, ca. 3rd to 2nd century BCE. A squat red-slip pottery pyxis used for holding cosmetics, ointments, or trinkets. The quadruped vessel has four tab-shaped feet, each with a small pierced hole, and four similar tab-shaped and pierced handles on the rounded shoulders. A wide, apple-shaped body and upturned rim with a wide mouth give this pyxis the characteristic appearance of Hellenistic Greece. Size: 3" H (7.6 cm).

Provenance: ex-private Swiss collection

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#124165

Condition

Age-commensurate surface wear, losses to feet, rim, and shoulder handles, craquelure and minor loss to slip material, and visible earthen and mineral deposits.

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Hellenistic Greek Redware Pottery Pyxis

Estimate $450 - $675Apr 29
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