A Boeotian terracotta askos
Lot 28*
A Boeotian terracotta askos
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,890) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Boeotian terracotta askos
Circa 5th Century B.C.
In the form of a siren with three tapered legs and fan tail, a spout projecting from the left wing, the flaring neck moulded as a female head with long hair, wearing a polos and a necklace, with a double-ridged arching handle, 5in (12.8cm) high


  • Provenance:
    Bonhams London, 26 October 2007, lot 156.
    Swedish private collection, acquired in 2000.
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  1. Madeleine Perridge
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