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LOT 0091

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GBP (£) 400 - 600
EUR (€) 470 - 700
USD ($) 510 - 760

Current bid: £220 (+bp*)
(12 Bids, Reserve met)

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(12 Bids, Reserve met)   |   Current bid: £220
GREEK TERRACOTTA SHIPWRECK AMPHORA
5TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
25 3/4 in. (5.45 kg, 65 cm).

Slender in profile with narrow shoulder, short neck, collar to the mouth and two lateral strap handles; stepped conical point to base; part of neck absent, marine encrustation. [No Reserve]

PROVENANCE:
From a collection acquired on the UK art market from various auction houses and collections mostly before 2000.
From an important Cambridgeshire estate; thence by descent.

CONDITION