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Greek art (attic or italian)
Second half of the 5th century B.C.
H: 10 cm
Intact piece, in perfect state of conservation. Several chips and cracks in the black varnish.
This blown glass bottle is transparent, but shows pale gray shades. The patina adds a beautiful polychromy ranging from gold to violet-blue, whose appearance depends on the light.
Skillfully wheel-made vessel provided with three handles that were modeled separately and applied to the shoulder before the firing process.
This core-formed bowl is simply decorated with lathe-cut grooves just below the lip. The base is slightly concave.
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