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Head vase of an actor
The Classical World

Head vase of an actor

CHF 7.500,-
$ 7.851£ 6.465€ 7.672

Burnt earthenware
Greek, ca. 4th century BC
H. 7.6cm; W. 5.1at earrings cm

A rare and expressive Greek head vase in polychrome with the face of an actor wearing earrings with remains of gilding visible.

Condition: Faultlesst with well preserved polychrome and gilding on earrings. A TL test was negative but considering that, the museum where it was kept was bombed and completely burnt down during WWI explains the lack of reliable data.

Provenance: ex. Collection Louis-Gabriel Bellon, France, (1819 – 1899)



Item reference: CL1029