Eastern greek imitation of a Lydion

In stock
Object number
Ancient oil vessel with high foot. Acquired in 1965 at Hermann Zirkel Gallery in Cologne.
Object:        Eastern greek imitation of a Lydion (oil vessel)

Material: Fair clay with partially preserved black slip

Date: About 6th - 5th century B.C.

Description:    Bulbous vase with high conical foot, short cylindrical neck and a broad horizontal lip.

Size: Height 113 mm, diameter 69 mm

Condition: Good condition, lip partially restored, otherwise undamaged. Slip strongly worn.

Reference: See Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Geneva, Musee d'art et d'histoire Pl. 87.6, there a more delicate piece with shorter foot

Provenance: Acquired 2018 from the German family collection Bergweiler which was formed over several generations. Acquired by Ä. and P. Bergweiler June 10th, 1965 at Antiquitätenhandlung Hermann Zirkel, Cologne, Germany.

Authenticity: We unconditionally guarantee the authenticity of every artefact, all items are subject to our lifetime return policy on authenticity.