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An Attic Amphoriskos, circa late 5th/early 4th Century B.C.

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Estimate:

6,000 - 8,000 GBP

Property from a European Corporate Art Collection

An Attic Amphoriskos, circa late 5th/early 4th Century B.C.

An Attic Amphoriskos, circa late 5th/early 4th Century B.C.

Estimate:

6,000 - 8,000 GBP

Property from a European Corporate Art Collection

An Attic Amphoriskos

circa late 5th/early 4th Century B.C.


in the form of a scallop shell, with twin handles and deep echinus mouth.

Height 7.5 cm.

Appears to be intact, two large chips on the mouth, some losses to the added white, and areas of grayish encrustation. A drill hole for a TL test on the underside, the results of which we do not have.


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Louis-Gabriel Bellon (1819-1899), Paris (Maison de Ventes aux Enchères, Jacques-Philippe Ruellan, Vannes, De la Collection Bellon: Collection d’antiques du Dr. Louis-Gabriel Bellon (1819-1899), Vannes, April 4th, 2009, no. 70)