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Greek Decorated Lidded Pyxis- 9,5 cm

Lot reference 11525875
Greek Decorated Lidded Pyxis- 9,5 cm

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Apulian, Magna Grecia period, ca. 350 BC- Italy

A terracotta lidded pyxis of black metallic glaze, the lid with large knob handle and decorated with the heads of two "ladies of fashion" shown in profile and wearing a single strand pearl necklace, dangling earrings and ornate headwear. Two stylized palmettes separate the heads and a wave pattern decorates the outer rim, the base is slipped in good black glaze.

Condition: A few minor chips to the knob and a rim chip, rejoined from five original pieces with two areas of restoration.

Provenance: Private Californian collection, acquired in the 1980's.

Material: Terracotta
No export licenses required however this piece may be subject to import tax/duties.
Shipping method: USPS (including insurance).
The seller hereby guarantees the lot to be authentic, acquired by legal means and due diligence conducted to ensure stated provenance.

Based in historic Georgetown, Washington DC, Sands of Time Ancient Art gallery offer a wide range of exceptional antiquities, carefully selected for their historical importance, intrinsic beauty and artistic value. All objects sold by Sands of Time are guaranteed for authenticity and provenance, and are accompanied by a certificate of authenticity and related documentation. Our extensive collection includes museum-quality art in stone, bronze, pottery, glass and gold from ancient civilizations ranging from the ancient Near East and Egypt to the Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Byzantine, PreColumbian and Gandharan worlds.

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Reviews given: 8
Member since: December 23, 2016
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    carlomaria December 12, 2017

  • Excellent service from the shop, US postal service was a bit slow. Goods were packed very well, follow-up on slow US postal delivery was excellent.

    Sihoko December 8, 2017

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    KTHohn September 7, 2017

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