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Incredibly Fine Greek Boeotian Aryballos

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1324216

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Greece, Boeotia, ca. 560 BCE. Among one of the finest arybaloi we have ever had the pleasure of handling! Manufactured in Boeotia, northeast of the Gulf of Corinth, but attributed to an Attic painter that emigrated north from Athens. Two sphinx confront each other, the face of each in a wonderful archaic style, paws extended, wings outstretched above their arching backs, tails curled behind, large rosette behind each with additional circular designs in the field. Even the rays on the base and top are done with superb skill. Size: 3-1/8"H.

Condition: Intact and near choice with a few areas of minor pigment loss.

Provenance: Ex-Millennium Antiquities, London.

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