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Greek - Messapian - Stemless Krater

Antiquities - Greek


LOT 646

Estimate
GBP (£) 200 - 400
EUR (€) 230 - 450
USD ($) 280 - 560
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £230

GREEK - MESSAPIAN - STEMLESS KRATER

Circa 5th-4th century BC. A terracotta pottery vessel with spreading foot, piriform body and low handles; with linear crimson and ochre bands and some floral decoration below the neck. 400 grams, 140 mm.

Condition
Very fine condition, some calcite deposits but complete without repair or restoration.

Literature
Cf. S. Cassani (ed.), The Art of the Italic Peoples from 3000-300 B.C., Geneva, 1993, p. 361.

Footnotes
The Messapii were an Italic tribe who inhabited, by historical times, the south-eastern peninsula or "heel" of Italy.

Date
Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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