Greek Black Figure 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.

Minor repair, no restoration.

ca. 450-400BC

Height: 8 cm. (3 1/8 in.)

Width: 11.2 cm. (4 7/16 in.)

#4714

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.

Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures VI. (New York, 2008) p.26 Bonham’s; Antiquities (London, 05.14.2003) lot.195

Comparandum: The Beazley Archive - Pottery Database #18386