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Ancient Daunian Duck Askos

Ancient Daunian Duck Askos

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1116322

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Here you find a fabulous example of Daunian pottery from Southern Italy. Dates to circa the 4th century BC. This Askos is in the rare form of a duck, with beak acting as spout, decorated in shades of red, black and pink. Just under 8" tall.

Intact with no repairs.

For a similar example see "Askos (flask) in the shape of a bird" at the Fordham Museum of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Art; New York, NY.

Provenance: Ex. Private Florida collection formed in the 60's, Ex. US art auction. Ancient Art Gallery, Colorado, USA. 2011.