Red figure paestan pyxis, 4th century B.C.
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1173741
Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen - Marché Serpette - Stand 16 Allée 1
110, rue des Rosiers 93400 Saint-Ouen -- France
EUR 3 900
Beautiful paestane red-figure pyxis decorated on the lid with two feminin profiles framed with birds - thrushes. The rim of the lid is painted with a frieze of waves and the knob with a large palmette.
The details and decorations are made with white highlights. Rare form, approaching to the more common form of a Lekanis, with two horizontal handles on the bowl.
Greek Art, attibuted to the Asteas-Python workshop, circa 370 B.C.
Comes with a TL test and an export passport.
Height : 5.7 inches (14.5 cm)
Diameter : 6.7 inches (17 cm)
Condition: Very good condition. Intact.