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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.)


Ex: private Swiss collection, 1960s - early 1970s. Then with a European collection, acquired 2005 at Bonham’s London.

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

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