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Estimate
GBP (£) 300 - 400
EUR (€) 350 - 470
USD ($) 400 - 530

Sold for (Inc. bp): £699

Greek Corinthian Aryballos with Hoplite Warriors

c.7th-5th century BC

A terracotta creamware aryballos with squat bulbous body, narrow waisted neck, short rectangular strap handle and broad everted rim; rim painted with concentric black rings, radiating horizontal strokes to neck, procession of three hoplite warriors holding large round shields, spears and helmetted heads around the body, concentric circles to the underside. 67 grams, 62mm (2 1/2"). Fine condition, rim chipped.

Provenance
Property of a Middlesex gentleman; acquired from Monnaie d'Danton, Paris; from an old French collection, 1950s; accompanied by a positive thermoluminescence analysis report, sample no. N121m39, from Oxford Authentication.

Literature
See The Metropolitan Museum, accession number 41.162.157, for similar.