Hellenistic pottery spindle flask

R101

£150.00

Available

A tall pottery storage flask with a biconical body connected to a long neck and base in imitation of a spindle used for weaving.

Culture:
Hellenistic, 4th to 1st Century BC

Size:
22.1 x 7.4 cms

Condition:
Minor chipping to the foot and a small stabile crack on one side of the body

Provenance:
Ex. collection: Marius-Victor-Ernest Dumas (North Africa and France); acquired in Tunisia between c. 1890-1920. M. Dumas was Controleur Civile (French colonial administrator) of the city of Sousse in Tunisia prior to World War I. This collection of Roman and North African antiquities has remained in the family for the past 100 years in the Haute-Savoie region of France.

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