Greek Attic Black-Figure Baby Feeder w/ Spout

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Seller: artemisgalleryclearance (245) 100%, Location: Lafayette, Colorado, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 254496928521 Greece, Athens, ca. early 5th century BCE. A petite wheel-thrown pottery vessel with a slight concave footed base, a globular body with a tapering neck, a flared rim, and an applied conical spout on one side likely used for feeding an infant. Linear and stippled decorations in black and red in appearance, adorn the base, body, neck, rim interior, and base of spout. Four characters in black-figure are evenly-spaced across the body, perhaps representing dancers or athletes, though their appearance is likely caused due to misfiring. A beautiful example from ancient Athens! Size: 2.25" W x 2.5" H (5.7 cm x 6.4 cm). #137606 Condition: Surface wear and abrasions commensurate with age, losses to areas of rim and base, fading and lightening to color of linear, stippled, and figural decorations, and light roughness around base and rim. Light earthen deposits and encrustations throughout. Provenance: ex-private Chicago, Illinois, USA collection Artemis Gallery is proud to offer a varied selection of ancient & ethnographic art for new collectors on eBay under the Artemis Gallery Clearance seller name. Affordably priced, and perfect for collecting or gift-giving. Each piece is backed by Artemis Gallery's industry-leading authenticity guarantee so you can buy with complete confidence. All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. All items come with a Certificate of Authenticity We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience. Condition: Surface wear and abrasions commensurate with age, losses to areas of rim and base, fading and lightening to color of linear, stippled, and figural decorations, and light roughness around base and rim. Light earthen deposits and encrustations throughout.

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