Greek Pottery Duck Askos



The black figure pottery askos in the form of a duck. With black glazed bill, handle, flared mouth, and a band about the base. The eyes and details of the wings are also picked out in black figure. Minor repair, no restoration.


ca. 450-400BC


Height: 11.2 cm.     (4 7/16 in.)

Ex: private Swiss collection, 1960s - early 1970s, as recorded by Bonhams London, April 2005. Property of Antiquarium, Ltd., New York, acquired on the European market, April, 2008.





BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020) 




Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures VI (New York, 2008) p.26

Bonham’s; Antiquities (London, 05.14.2003) lot.195





Metropolitan Museum of Art  acc. no. 41.162.185




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