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An Attic or South Italian Amphoriskos, circa 4th Century B.C.

Property from a European Corporate Art Collection

An Attic or South Italian Amphoriskos, circa 4th Century B.C.

An Attic or South Italian Amphoriskos, circa 4th Century B.C.

Property from a European Corporate Art Collection

An Attic or South Italian Amphoriskos

circa 4th Century B.C.


in the form of an almond, with twin handles and echinus mouth, the body decorated with a scale pattern.

Height 10.3 cm.

Appears broken and repaired across the neck, otherwise intact. A shallow chip to one side. Minor losses throughout, A TL hole drilled below one handle, the results of which we don't 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. 67)
For a similar amphoriskos see Antiquities from the collection of Christos G. Bastis,, catalogue of the exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, no. 170.