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    A Canosan Polychrome Pottery Volute Krater, Apulia, circa 3rd century BC
    23-1/2 inches high (59.7 cm)

    PROVENANCE:
    Private collection, New York

    The krater having volutes molded with facing heads of Io, ovolo pattern to rim and upper neck, winged male figure depicted to body of neck to obverse and three winged putti to the reverse, neck flanked by branched handles, tongue decoration to shoulders, body decorated to obverse and reverse with winged allegorical figures clasping hands among swirling floral decoration, raised on conical foot.

    Note: This example is a pseudo-krater that is hollow throughout and was intended for funerary use.

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    Condition Report*: Crack to foot with flake loss, very light chipping to rim, incrustation to body with losses to pigments, surface wear and abraisions, examined under UV light with pigment strengthening to some illustrations, presenting very well.
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    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    17th-18th Saturday-Sunday
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