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An Ionian red-glazed Fish Plate - Diam. 14 cm (5.5 inches)

Lot reference 13069035
An Ionian red-glazed Fish Plate - Diam. 14 cm (5.5 inches)

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Ionian, ca. 4th Century BC - Greece

Object: Plate
Culture: Ancient Greek, Hellenistic
Historical Period: Ancient Greek, Hellenistic
Century/ Timeframe: ca. 4th Century BC
Material: Ceramic
Dimensions (in cm): Diameter: 14 cm (5.5 in)
Condition: Chip, Otherwise In Good Condition
Origin: Greece

A red glazed pottery dish with a gently sloping floor and overhanging rim and a concave tondo, the red glaze with blackish overtones to one area both front and back and near the center. This type of plate was used specifically for eating fish and shellfish as suggested by the many sea-life depictions found on vessels of a similar form.

Dimensions: Diameter: 5.5 inches (14 cm)

Condition: Loss to the rim and minor chips, glaze worn, otherwise intact and in good condition overall.

Provenance: Forming part of the James Stephan Snr. collection, and then by descent. Dr. Stephan was a US intelligence officer who also held a degree in archaeology. He was posted in the Anatolian region of Turkey in the late 1960's with the US government and during this time acquired his collection from dealers and villagers throughout the region.

Material: Ceramic
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.
Reference: GP1701

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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United Kingdom $ 75.60
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