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Canosan Polychrome Fragment - Woman, Shield & Fish Lot 31A Part of a live auction event on Thursday, Jul 5

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Seller: artemisgallerylive (37) 100%, Location: Louisville, Colorado, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 263787038752 LOT 31ASeller's Estimate: USD 600 - 900 Magna Graecia, Apulia, Canosa, early Hellenistic Period, ca. late 4th century BCE. A beautiful section from a large amphora or krater, decorated with a female holding a mirror and to her right - a shield and weapon probably held by a male figure who is not visible. Above the woman's head is a fish. All is painted in bright pink, blue, brown, and white hues. One can only imagine how stunning this piece was in ancient Italy! Size: 7" W x 4.875" H (17.8 cm x 12.4 cm); 6.25" H (15.9 cm) on included custom stand. Canosa, or Canosion as it was known then, was a major center of the ceramics and pottery trade when it was a Greek polis. It produced truly unique pottery, completely different in decoration style (although not in shape) from earlier and neighboring traditions. The clay is buff, with the decoration applied directly to it without the use of slip. The entire body was covered with white, with a second ground of pink applied as the background to the decorative/figural program. Provenance: private East Coast, USA collection All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience. #136174 Condition Report: A fragment from a vessel with one section from the lower left reattached. Surface wear with pigment losses as shown and abrasions/chips at peripheries as shown. Scattered mineral deposits. Payment: The buyer is responsible for paying the seller directly after winning the item. Details on accepted payment methods and where to send payment are provided in an invoice from the seller. Shipping: The buyer is responsible for paying all shipping costs and arranging for shipping and delivery with the seller. Additional shipping details from the seller: Auction House will ship, at Buyer's expense For more information see terms and conditions Knowing when to bid: An event can last a few hours. To help figure out when an item will come up for auction, watch the pace of the event and keep in mind that items usually come up in lot order.Ancient / Ethnographic / Fine Art offered by Artemis Gallery Thursday, July 05, 2018 | 07:00AM GMT-07:00 Louisville, Colorado, USA

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