Corinthian Aryballos with Lion Protome, 625-600 BC
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1147365
Ostracon Ancient Art
Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Globular vessel decorated with the heraldic protome of a lion. The feline with open mouth and put out tongue. Incised dot rosettes in the field.
Radiating strokes on the disk and dots on the outside rim. The strap handle with horizontal lines. Tiny circular indentation on the base surrounded by small strokes.
Corinthian, 625-600 BC
H. 6.6 cm (2.6 in)
D. 6.3 cm (2.5 in) Intact with partially worn black glaze. Carefully incised details. Faint red on the lion’s mane.
Swiss private collection, acquired in the French art market (data will be provided to the buyer)
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