G8 East Greek pottery head fragment £650

 


A fragment from a fine painted and moulded pottery vase depicting a female head.

The proportions of the fragment suggest it originates from an oinochoe or kantharos rather than an aryballos.

East Greek, late 6th Century BC

Fragment as shown

Size: 6.5 x 5.4 cms

Ex. private collection, The Netherlands; acquired in the 19th or early 20th Century