Galerie Günter Puhze
Ancient Art

Object: 7288

Pyxis with lid

Magna Graecia, late 4th century BC

Black glazed clay, added white and yellow, red slip on the interior of the lid. Pyxis of cylindrical form completely black glazed except for the bottom and inside of the lid. At the bottom a slightly flared rim and at the upper part a small shoulder on which the lid rests. The lid is decorated with a star-like motif and two circulating lines in added white and yellow. Very rare. Intact, in excellent condition.ProvenanceSwiss private collection Y. W., acquired prior to 1970.

            
H 6.8 cm   Ø 7.7 cm

Price € 6.800