Greek Sicilian Spheroidal Pyxis

330-300 B.C.
Height: 4-1/2 in.

A Red-Figure Greek Sicilian Spheroidal Pyxis from the Paterno Group and more generally of the Etna Group (see A.D. Trendall "Red Figure Vases of South Italy and Sicily" p.238-9) Two women's heads wearing sphendones are separated by two palmette designs. Lid is decorated with ivy leaves

Expertly restored from fragments.

Ex. Richard Hattatt collection
with John Cummings Ltd 1990

Richard Hattatt is the author of several essential works on ancient brooches based on his extensive collection.


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