Greek Hellenistic pottery spindle flaskG149
An elegant pottery spindle flask with a brown slip coated neck.
Greek, Hellenistic, c. 4th or 3rd Century BC
13.1 x 3.7 cms
Minor chipping as seen in the photographs
Ex. estate of Jean Robin, Senlis, France; acquired 1950’s-1980’s.
Possibly from the earlier collection of Louis Franchet. Franchet travelled widely in Egypt and Greece, and published several volumes on ancient pottery.