Greek Corinthian pottery animal pyxis

G100

£425.00

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A pottery pyxis with original lid and extensive painted decoration. The main body of the vessel is decorated with a procession of two lions, two rams, a stag and a goose.

Culture
Greek, Corinth, early 6th Century BC

Size
10.9 x 13.4 cms including lid

Condition
Repaired from numerous fragments with surface wear; a couple of patches have been crudely restored in plaster

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Kent, UK; formerly in a French collection acquired before 1970.

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