Egyptian Classical  Antiquities and Ancient Art by Galleria Delvecchio

A CORINTHIAN LIDDED PYXIS

A CORINTHIAN LIDDED PYXIS


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1192420

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A lovely ancient Greek globular pyxis with dark bands surrounding the body and lid. A dot motif, in which could possibly represent a floral decoration surrounds the body. Misfiring has caused a portion of the vase to turn reddish orange. Intact with good mineral deposits and root markings inside. Circa 550-525 B.C. Measures 3.5 inches high.

Provenance: Swiss private collection from 1977

For a similar item see: Fitzwilliam Museum, Object Number: GR.13.1952