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Rare Ancient Greek Boeotian Votive Pottery Dog Carrying Fish - 350 BC

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Seller: artancientltd (9,492) 99.4%, Location: London, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 201559676822 Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge A charming and most unusual ancient Greek terracotta votive, from Boeotia and dating to the 4th Century BC.Depicting a four legged animal, likely a dog, stood upright, with pricked ears and carrying two large fish on its back.A fascinating and very rare piece, likely a votive offering; given to a god in thanks for, or in anticipation of, a favour..For a similar example in the Louvre, this time with a dog carrying a bird, please see the following link. Height: 3 1/2 inchesLength: 3 3/4 inchesCondition: Excellent, intact, with no restorations and with original pigment.Provenance: From the collection of Scottish Laird, John Noble (31st October 1936 - 9th February 2002), previously with Faustus ancient art and Charles Ede Ltd. John Noble was a shrewd and successful entrepreneur, founding the popular chain of seafood restaurants, Loch Fyne. Mr Noble was also a keen collector of ancient art, only purchasing pieces with a connection to the sea. For an obituary of Mr Noble, please see the following link: Authenticity Our parent company, ArtAncient Ltd. are members of the Antiquities Dealer's Association, LAPADA, CINOA and the BNTA. We exhibit at major art fairs and have sold to museums and important collectors. All objects we sell are authentic as described. Shipping We send all collectibles Registered, Signed-for and Insured. We do not profit from shipping charges. As volume sellers with preferential rates, we are mostly able to ship at below commercially available prices. Combined shipping In some cases we can combine multiple items into a single package to save you money. However, If you plan to purchase items over the course of a day or more you must delay payment and let us know after you have purchased the first item. Otherwise all items are sent following cleared payment. Terms and conditions No Sales Tax/VAT will be charged by ourselves. All sales are subject to our terms and conditions, which can be found on our website, As legitimate sellers, we do not mis-describe items on the customs form. Please note that in most countries, antiques and collectibles are eligible for minimal/zero charges on importation. inkfrog terapeak inkFrog Analytics

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