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Superb / Tall Greek Corinthian Polychrome Alabastron

$6,495.00
Greece, Corinth, ca. 6th century BCE. A tall, slender polychrome alabastron - used for holding perfumes and scented oils - with a characteristic round bottomed, piriform body that rises to a flat rim with an applied handle joining rim to neck, decorated on the side with goose or swan and a large wild boar, both standing in profile and created via added brown and red pigments with incised details. The field is further adorned with stylized brown rosettes, the neck with tongues, and double striated bands above and below the pictorial scene. A nice example! Size: 3.75" in diameter at widest point x 8.375" H (9.5 cm x 21.3 cm)

Condition: Normal surface wear with areas of pigment loss, nicks here and there. A few chips to rim and stable pressure cracks on bottom. A small amount of repainting to the body, but very minor. Lucite ring in photos not included.

Provenance: private Swiss collection

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