An Etrusco-Corinthian Piriform Aryballos, ca. 6th century BCE
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Of striking geometric form with flat, wide-rimmed lip connecting to a slender neck and applied flat angled handle. Broad shoulders lead to a body that is pear-shaped, tapering downward to a small but integral ring base. Design is clearly visible in earthen hues showing rings of various tones with dotting and rays around the shoulder.
Condition: Age-appropriate wear, with minor chips and paint loss to the body. Otherwise intact with rich colored pigment remaining, in good condition overall.
Dimensions: Height: 3 3/4 inches (9.5 cm)
Provenance:Private New Jersey collection, acquired 1950s-1960s, then by descent to family.
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