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Canosan large circular pottery pyxis
CANOSAN LARGE CIRCULAR POTTERY PYXIS

With a cylindrical body and splayed foot, the domed lid molded in relief with an embracing couple seated on a stool, the man nude, his mantle below, the drapery hanging from the chair, his right arm crossing the woman with his hand on her shoulder; to the right a large winged Eros.

3rd Century BC

Diam. 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm.)

Ex New York collection, acquired in 1996.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2012, no. 126.

CNV53
$17,500


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