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Greek Hellenistic Silver Jug - 217.9 grams Lot 27D Part of a live auction event on Thursday, Aug 2

$800.00 1 Bid Sold

Seller: artemisgallerylive (36) 100%, Location: Louisville, Colorado, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 263848418556 LOT 27DSeller's Estimate: USD 2,000 - 3,000 Greece, Hellenistic period, ca. late 4th to 2nd century CE. A gorgeous, heavy silver jug with a bulbous body, a flat, applied handle, a disc foot, and a flared, rolled rim. Two thick bands of silver, each incised with triangular and circular motifs, ring around the widest part of the body and the upper part of the shoulder. The handle has two curled floral motifs where it meets the body, and a triangular motif where it meets the rim. Silver items in upper class Greek households became popular following the appropriation of the rich Persian treasury by Alexander the Great in the summer of 334 BCE. Size: 3" W x 3.75" H (7.6 cm x 9.5 cm); 217.9 grams Provenance: private California, 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. #135180 Condition Report: Small areas of loss and tearing on lower part of the body as shown in the photographs. Dark patina on surface with nice preservation of motifs. Some light scratching and pitting commensurate with age. 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.Antiquities | Egypt, Greece, Italy, Asia offered by Artemis Gallery Thursday, August 02, 2018 | 07:00AM GMT-07:00 Louisville, Colorado, USA

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