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ATTIC BLACK-GLAZED PIRIFORM AMPHORISKOS

Tapering to a narrow ridged ring foot; twin handles join shoulder and neck. Around the body is a stamped key block meander; below and above is a row of stamped palmettes. An elegant and rare type.

Mid 5th Century BC

H. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.)

Ex J.M.E. collection, New York, acquired at Bonham's London in April 2000.

Cf. The Beazley Gifts 1912-1966, p. 107, no. 397, pl. LV; Oxford CVA, I, pl. 40, no. 10.

BLX226JE
$7,500


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