Corinthian aryballos from quatrefoil group
From an old German collection, acquired in 1976 - 1978 in a London art gallery. Late corintian, third quarter 6th century B. C.
Yellow clay with brown slip and black painting
Third quarter 6th century B.C.
Globular body slightly flattened to create a base. Thin neck, broad discus-shaped lip. Decorated with four leaves, between them an oval and othar decorative elements. Fifth leaf below at base.
From the "quatrefoil" aryballoi group.
Height 47 mm, diameter 49 mm
Perfectly preserved object with partially preserved decoration. Old collection number "091" in tiny letters.
Papuci-Wladyka, Corinthian and Italo-Corinthian Pottery from the Polish Collections (1989) Nr. 69; 73;
Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Wien, Universität und Professor Franz v. Matsch 6, Pl. 2.6
Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA Fascicule 24, Pl. 5.9
Acquired by us in 2017 from the private posession of M. Voos, Germany. Inherited by M. Voos from the German private collection H. Herbst. Acquired between 1976 and 1978 on the London art market, probably at Davies Antiques Gallery.
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