Daunian Pottery Strainer Askos

SKU: MS.0031

Origin: Mediterranean
Circa: Apulia, c. Mid 6th - 3rd century BC
Dimensions: 8.75" Height x 6.75" Width x 6.5" Diameter (22.22cms x 17cms x 16.5cms)
Medium: Terracotta

A beautifully preserved example, this askos with a globular body defined by two vertical spouts and a conjoined ribbed handle in between. The whole body is decroated with undulating bands of linked chain, ivy leaves, wave, cross-hatch, dotted zigzag and other decorative elements with added details in red.

Peroperty from a New York Estate; Sold to benefit an Academic Institution. Fortuna Fine Arts, New York, 1992

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