ostracon ancient art



Proto-Corinthian Aryballos with Running Dogs, 650 BC

Miniature perfume vessel decorated with three running dogs between narrow encircling lines.
Dot-rosettes in the field and on the shoulder.
Solid rays on the rim and around the foot.

Conical shape pointed towards the hollowed foot. A strap handle joins the disk rim with the shoulder.

Neck and one fragment at the rim reattached. Creamy white slip with root marks. Black glaze partially worn and crazed in places.

H. 6.1 cm (2.4 in)

Ex South German private collection of an artist and art collector from Botnang (Stuttgart), purchased between 1960 and 1980.

580 USD

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