Greek pottery spherical pyxis and lid

G83

£180.00

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A brown glazed pottery urn with a round lid. Although the colouring is quite attractive the vessel was probably intended to have been black as is suggested by a small coloured patch in the glaze just above one side of the foot.

Culture
Greek, 4th or 3rd Century BC

Condition
Lid repaired with a little restoration, body intact apart from light wear on the rim and a small chip on the foot.

Size
9.7 x 9.7 cms (including lid)

Provenance
Ex. collection: John Broadbent, UK; acquired from Charles Ede in 1968.

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