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LOT 0048

Estimate
GBP (£) 400 - 600
EUR (€) 470 - 700
USD ($) 490 - 740

Sold for (Inc. bp): £468

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GREEK BLACK-GLAZED LIDDED PYXIS
5TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
4 1/2 in. (153 grams, 11.4 cm high).

A black-glazed lidded pyxis with squat body, broad shoulder stamped with stylised floral vines, two round-section handles and discoid foot; lid with conical finial and stamped shell motifs.

PROVENANCE:
By repute purchased at auction or at an art gallery during the 1970s-1980s.
English private collection.

CONDITION