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Boeotian Pottery Horse Fragment w/ Black-Glaze
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Description
**First Time At Auction**

Ancient Greece, Boeotian, ca. 575 to 550 BCE. A hand-built pottery fragment of a horse with black-glazed details for the horse's eyes, face mask, mane, and body. A horizontal panel of decorative zigzag patterns adorns the front of the animal's chest. A powerful body traces forward to a pair of slender legs, a thick neck, and a conical head with perky ears and a small crested mane. Custom museum-quality display stand included. Size: 2.75" L x 1.25" W x 3.125" H (7 cm x 3.2 cm x 7.9 cm); 3.375" H (8.6 cm) on included custom stand.

Provenance: ex-private Reninger collection, Chicago, Illinois, USA before 2000

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Display stands not described as included/custom in the item description are for photography purposes only and will not be included with the item upon shipping.

#137607
Condition
This item is a fragment of a larger equine pottery figure. Surface wear and minor abrasions commensurate with age, losses to back half of body and parts of both front legs, fading and chips to glazed details, and some light roughness across most surfaces. Light earthen deposits throughout.
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Boeotian Pottery Horse Fragment w/ Black-Glaze

Estimate $400 - $600
Dec 29, 2021
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Starting Price $150
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0020: Boeotian Pottery Horse Fragment w/ Black-Glaze

Sold for $425
4 Bids
Est. $400 - $600Starting Price $150
End-of-Year Clearance Ancient / Ethnographic
Dec 29, 2021 10:00 AM EST
Buyer's Premium 26.5%

Lot 0020 Details

Description
...
**First Time At Auction**

Ancient Greece, Boeotian, ca. 575 to 550 BCE. A hand-built pottery fragment of a horse with black-glazed details for the horse's eyes, face mask, mane, and body. A horizontal panel of decorative zigzag patterns adorns the front of the animal's chest. A powerful body traces forward to a pair of slender legs, a thick neck, and a conical head with perky ears and a small crested mane. Custom museum-quality display stand included. Size: 2.75" L x 1.25" W x 3.125" H (7 cm x 3.2 cm x 7.9 cm); 3.375" H (8.6 cm) on included custom stand.

Provenance: ex-private Reninger collection, Chicago, Illinois, USA before 2000

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to recent increases of shipments being seized by Australian & German customs (even for items with pre-UNESCO provenance), we will no longer ship most antiquities and ancient Chinese art to Australia & Germany. For categories of items that are acceptable to ship to Australia or Germany, please contact us directly or work with your local customs brokerage firm.

Display stands not described as included/custom in the item description are for photography purposes only and will not be included with the item upon shipping.

#137607
Condition
...
This item is a fragment of a larger equine pottery figure. Surface wear and minor abrasions commensurate with age, losses to back half of body and parts of both front legs, fading and chips to glazed details, and some light roughness across most surfaces. Light earthen deposits throughout.

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