Seller: blackcatthunderbay (6,077) 99.8%, Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 291694610461 Condition: Exceptional condition, displays beautifully., Material: Pottery, Details: Authentic Corinthian Aryballos Flask Perfume / Oil Pottery Bottle Wonderful Corinthian Aryballos Flask Antiquity Up for sale, we are offering an authentic, Corinthian Aryballos flask. This Corinthian decorated pottery flask, or Aryballos would have originally been used to hold perfume or scented oil. From a New England private collection, this Aryballos is a wonderful example of old world workmanship and aged beauty. From it's exquisite shape and lightly weathered texture to its subtle coloration, it would make a fantastic addition to a fine collection. On close examination you see the color banding and decorations on the jug form to the narrow neck and flared opening. The vertical handle joining the body to the opening, all in remarkable condition for its almost 3000 year of age. A classical form found in many cultures of the time, decorated in definitive Corinthian form. Size: It is 3 1/4 inches tall and 2 3/8 inches wide. The handle is 7/8 of an inch wide and the opening at the top of the jug is 3/8 of an inch. The total weight of this jug is 74.8 grams. Measurements are approximate. I've taken many photos so please enlarge them for a closer look. We have other antiquities in our E-Bay store so please feel free to browse through our selection. Be sure to add me to your favorites list! Check BlackCat ThunderBay's auctions and listings for lots of fantastic items PayPal: Pay me securely with any major credit card thru PayPal! Please note restrictions on PayPal use listed in the Shipping information Please be aware that shipping from Canada is more expensive and takes longer than from the USA. I will be happy to combine your purchases in order to save you money on shipping where possible. I will provide combined shipping costs to winning bidders. Shipping is done at cost, no handling fees are added and re-cycled packing materials are used to save money and the environment where possible. I am in central Canada, and all International shipments travel 800+ miles to reach an International Sorting Plant. So shipments will take longer than parcels from major centers. I do everything I can to keep costs down, please be kind when leaving feedback. I do not charge you for packing or handling, and my wife takes pride in doing a good job getting your purchases to you safely. Within Canada shipping is by Canada Post Expedited. Transactions totaling $250.00 or more will require a signature upon receipt; this costs an additional $1.50 on top of any price quoted. To the USA, shipping is by Canada Post Expedited USA. PayPal transactions totaling $250.00 or more require a signature upon receipt and must be shipped by Courier. Unfortunately no other method is allowed by PayPal. International (other than USA) shipping is by Canada Post. Items up to 2 kg. (4.4 lbs) will be sent by Small Parcel Airmail. Oversized packages and items weighing more than 2 kg will be sent by surface. Please note that for items totaling $150.00 or more, PayPal will not be accepted at this time unless shipping is by Courier. Some international shipping times are running into as much as several months when surface is used. Customs charges, Brokerage fees, Duty, and/or taxes if applicable, are payable by the bidder. Shipments to Canada are subject to GST. Shipments to Ontario are also subject to PST. I do not charge tax on items sent outside of Canada. Goods are usually shipped within three business days or sooner, upon your payment clearing. Any returns must be approved prior to shipping and must be within seven days of your receipt. Please follow instructions that will be provided for an easy return and refund experience. Any returns that have the identification removed, altered or damaged, will not be accepted. 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