A Daunian pottery askos

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Lot 21
A Daunian pottery askos

£ 1,200 - 1,800
US$ 1,500 - 2,200
A Daunian pottery askos
Circa 5th Century B.C.
With a short cylindrical spout and conjoined strap handle, a small stylised conical tail at the base of the handle, the rounded body decorated with horizontal bands and waves, details in added brown, 27cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Desmond Morris collection, Oxford, acquired in the 1970s at Sotheby's, London.

    For a similarly shaped askos with wave banding, see the Beazley Archive, vase no. 1009774, from Collezione Rossi, Locarno, acc. no. 97.
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