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Ancient Greek Sicilian Skyphoid Pyxis, Magna Graecia

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Seller: www-galleriadelvecchio-com (135) 100%, Location: Toronto, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 180427787752 Click HERE for our other AUCTIONS Ancient Sicilian Skyphoid Pyxis, Greek Magna Graecia Click on the thumbnails to view enlargements The skyphoid pyxis was a very popular vase type in the Greek Colony of Sicily. This absolutely RARE terracotta vessel has an ovoid body with two horizontal, loop handles and a knobbed lid. Obverse decorated with a winged figure of Eros having a drapery over his left arm. Reverse side bears draped figure holding a tambourine but is virtually gone. Large palmettes under handles, grape vine on the lid. Substantial paint loss, chip on the edge of the knob, flakes on the lid. Measures 8 1/4 inches high. Dates to approx. 350 B.C. Provenance: Gilbrat Collection, USA., Ex-New York Gallery Cf. Trendall, Arthur D. "Red Figure Vases of South Italy & Sicily", New York, NY, U.S.A.: Thames & Hudson, 1989. page 243. Guarantee: Should you question the authenticity of this item we will give you a full refund. Every piece sold by Galleria Delvecchio Ancient Art is guaranteed for life. Ceramica indigena dell'Apulia, vasi greci e magno-greci, magna grecia. Klassische Archäologie-Aegyptologie-Aegyptische, griechische, etruskische und römische Kunst (Antiken, Vasen, Kleinkunst, Skulpturen, Architektur). Lecythe à figure noire, Oenochoe à figure rouge, Cratère à figure rouge, Guttus à figure rouge, Aryballe, Cothon, Cratère à calice à figure rouge, amphore, Masque de sarcophagi, terres cuites d'époque hellénistique, epíquisis. Custom listed using TROCADERO's automated HTML and Picture Hosting tools. Original or Reproduction: Original, Culture: Magna Graecia

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