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RARE DAUNIAN THYMIATHERION

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Year: 500-400 a.C.

Dimension: Higth 29,5 cm

Note:

Part of the rim restored

Price: €2800.00

Description:

Southern Italy, Apulia, ca. 5th to 4th century BCE. A very rare wheel-thrown terracotta thymiaterion (or incense burner) which boasts an elegant chalice-form body and lovely orange-on-cream banded details. It has a ringed foot, a tall and thin neck, a wide incense dish with a shallow interior cavity, and a collared rim with a register of orange tab-shaped adornments.. Provenance: Herakles Numismatik und Antiquitäten GmbH (München), who acquired it on the European art market since the 1970s; from 2000s

 

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