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Greek Canosan pottery dove

G152

£250.00

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A votive hollow pottery figure of a dove retaining traces of white pigment around the head. The dove was a symbol of love in the ancient Greek world.

Culture
Greek, South Italian colonies of Canosa, 4th or early 3rd Century BC

Size
8 x 10.1 cms

Condition
Intact apart from losses to surface pigments

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Chambery, France; inherited and passed down through the same family since the late 19th Century

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