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Ancient Greek Polychrome Head Vase with Face of a Faun

$8,500

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Western Greek trefoil head vase with a very lively face of a faun and well preserved polychrome, circa 4th century BC. The vase is actually a trefoil oinochoe with a handle at the back of the head. A very unusual and rare piece. Provenance: ex. the famous French collection Louis-Gabriel Bellon (1819-1899) whose private museum was bombed during the big war in 1914. Few pieces survived a large portion of which was acquired by the Louvre.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 5.52 in. (14 cm)Width: 3.27 in. (8.3 cm)Depth: 3.47 in. (8.8 cm)
  • Style
    Classical Greek (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    4th Century BC
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Condition: Altogether very good with well-preserved polychrome and black glazing at the bac. The base has a crack in the middle not visible when the vase is standing.
  • Seller Location
    Zurich, CH
  • Reference Number
    Seller: CL10281stDibs: LU5021116760611

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $100 White Glove Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 8-10 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Zurich, Switzerland
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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