A Canosan polychrome painted lidded pottery pyxis

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A Canosan polychrome painted lidded pottery pyxis

£ 3,000 - 5,000
US$ 3,900 - 6,500
Withdrawn
A Canosan polychrome painted lidded pottery pyxis
Circa 3rd Century B.C.
The domed lid with a central mask modelled in relief surrounded with bands of painted decoration, the front of the cylindrical vessel painted in pink, red and pale blue with a band of swags, the tripod legs comprising two doves and a rectangular slab foot at the back, 9in (22.9cm) high

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  • Provenance:
    American private collection, New York, acquired from Ariadne Galleries, New York City in the late 1980s.

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A Canosan polychrome painted lidded pottery pyxis
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